Kovac Family History
Kovac Name Meaning
Czech (Moravian) Slovak and Rusyn (from Slovakia) (Kováč also Kovač); Slovenian Serbian Croatian and Bosniak (Kovač): occupational name from Slovak kováč South Slavic kovač ‘smith’. In Croatia and in Bosnia and Herzegovina the surname is sometimes also spelled Kovać. Compare Kovach and Kowatch . In some cases also Albanian (Kosovo; Kovaç): occupational name from kovaç ‘smith’ a loanword from Serbian (see 1 above).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press