Konik Family History
Konik Name Meaning
Polish; Ukrainian and Rusyn (standard transliteration Konyk); Slovak and Czech (Koník); Sorbian (also Kónik): from Polish and Upper Sorbian konik Ukrainian konyk Slovak and Czech koník Lower Sorbian kónik ‘small horse’ most probably a nickname for someone thought to resemble a pony in some way for example in short stature or docile temperament. The Sorbian surname is found mainly in Germanized forms such as Kunick . Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Koenig .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022