Krolik Family History
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Krolik Name Meaning
Polish (Królik): from a diminutive of Polish król ‘king’ (see Krol). Polish: nickname from królik ‘rabbit’. This originated as an attempted calque on Low German dialect Kuniklin ‘rabbit’, being misinterpreted as a diminutive of König, although in fact it is from the unrelated Latin word cuniculus. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Russian and Yiddish krolik ‘rabbit’ (see 2 above).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Krolak, Krol, Kroll, Kulik, Karlik, Konik, Krock, Krupnik, Kolek