Krupnik Family History
Krupnik Name Meaning
Czech (Krupník) Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname or metonymic occupational name from a derivative of Czech kroupa ‘(grain of) pearl barley’ Polish krupa ‘groats’ (see Kroupa Krupa ). Polish and Yiddish krupnik also means ‘pearl barley soup’ and the Jewish surname may hence also be artificial.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press