Lesnik Family History
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Lesnik Name Meaning
Polish (Lesnik): occupational name for a forester, Polish lesnik, an agent noun derived from les, dialect form of standard Polish las ‘forest’. Slovenian: topographic name from les ‘forest’, ‘bushes’. Slovenian (Lešnik): nickname or topographic name from lešnik ‘hazelnut’ or lešje ‘hazel trees’, or a habitational name for someone from a place called Lešje, named with this word.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press