Blatnik Family History
Blatnik Name Meaning
Czech Blatník): topographic name from blata ‘moorland’ (from bláto ‘mud’). Slovenian: topographic name for a person from a muddy or miry place or a swamp, from blato ‘mud’, ‘mire’, or from Slovenian dialect blata ‘swamp’. Slovenian: habitational name for someone from any of several Slovenian villages called Blato or Blate. Slovenian: possibly also a nickname or topographic name from blatnik ‘pond lily’ (Nuphar luteum).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press