Ježek (feminine Ježková) is a Czech surname meaning hedgehog. Notable people include: Bohuslav Ježek (1877–1950), Czech mineralogist. Jaromír Ježek (born 1986), Czech judoka.
Czech and Slovenian (Ježek): from ježek ‘hedgehog’, probably a nickname for a prickly or unapproachable man.
German: from a Germanic personal name formed with thrud- ‘strength’, ‘energy’ + bald ‘bold’ or berht ‘bright’ ‘shining’.
The origins of the Welsh name Race go back to those ancient Celts known as the Britons that once occupied the hills and Moors of Wales. This old Welsh surname is from the Welsh personal name Rhys, which also took the forms Rice and Rees.
Of all the Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Saxton is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in the village of Saxton in the West Riding of Yorkshire. This place-name was originally derived from the Old English Seaxe tun which literally means Saxon village.
Ježek (feminine Ježková) is a Czech surname meaning hedgehog. Notable people include: Bohuslav Ježek (1877–1950), Czech mineralogist. Jaromír Ježek (born 1986), Czech judoka. Jaroslav Ježek (1906–1942), Czech composer.
You can find the origin of your surname by determining if it is patronymic or matronymic, derived from a father’s or mother’s name. It can also be occupational, based on what your ancestors did for a living, or geographic, based on where your ancestors lived.
A report in 2019 gives the most common Chinese surnames as Wang and Li, each shared by over 100 million people in China, with Zhang, Liu, Chen, Yang, Huang, Zhao, Wu and Zhou making up the rest of the ten most common Chinese names.
The most common surname in the world is Wang —a patronymic Chinese name that means “king” in Mandarin. Around 76 million people in the world bear the name, with the next most common being the Indian surname Devi, which 69 million people share.
No, since the tribes which could have considered themselves actually Angles or Saxons have disappeared over the last thousand years or even before, but their descendants still inhabit the British Isles, as well as other English speaking countries, like the US, Canada and New Zealand, and others which have seen
The names Saxton and Sexton in Ireland are derived from the native Gaelic Sept O’Seasnain who were located in County Limerick in the West of the country.
Definition of Saxon 1a(1): a member of a Germanic people that entered and conquered England with the Angles and Jutes in the fifth century a.d. and merged with them to form the Anglo-Saxon people. (2): an Englishman or lowlander as distinguished from a Welshman, Irishman, or Highlander.