Kochan Family History
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Kochan Name Meaning
Czech, Slovak, and eastern German (Sorbian): from the old personal name Kochan ‘beloved’ (i.e.. by God), a calque on Latin Amatus ‘beloved’, i.e. by God. Compare Amato. Polish: nickname for an attractive man, from kochan, kochanek, a term of endearment meaning ‘darling’, ‘beloved’, from kochac ‘to love’. Americanized spelling of Slovenian Kocan (see Kocan 2).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press