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What are the oldest surnames in Ukraine: check yours on the list

Julia PeschanskayaNews
What are the oldest surnames in Ukraine?

When researching the history of your family, you should pay special attention to the surname. It can tell you about the social status, place of residence, character traits, or appearance of your ancestors.

In Ukraine, there are bearers of the oldest surnames that date back to the times of Kievan Rus. This is reported by the genealogical resource Ridni.

Bilan

  • has 7932 bearers;
  • it ranks 386th in terms of distribution;
  • most commonly found in Prydniprovia.

Balukh

  • has 689 bearers;
  • Ranks 7223 in terms of distribution;
  • most common in Galicia.

Velychko

  • has 19693 bearers;
  • ranks 99th in terms of distribution;
  • most common in Zakarpattia.

Zhadan

  • has 3768 bearers;
  • Ranks 1045 in terms of distribution;
  • most common in Slobozhanshchyna.

Logvinenko

  • has 5591 bearers;
  • Ranks 625th in terms of distribution;
  • most common in Slobozhanshchyna.

Naida

  • has 2745 bearers;
  • Ranks 1552nd in terms of distribution;
  • most common in Zaporizhzhia.

Skoryk

  • has 5474 bearers;
  • It ranks 640th in terms of distribution;
  • most common in Slobozhanshchyna.

Sulyma

  • has 3037 bearers;
  • It ranks 1362nd in terms of distribution;
  • most common in Podillia.

Earlier, OBOZ.UA published a list of surnames that were given in Ukraine for scandalous disposition and frequent quarrels.

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