Olejnik Family History
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Olejnik Name Meaning
Czech and Slovak (Olejník), Polish, Ukrainian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for an extractor or seller of cooking oil, from olej ‘oil’ + -ník (Czech), -nik (Polish, Yiddish), or -nyk (Ukrainian), suffix of agent nouns. In at least one family, the name has been Americanized (or rather Gaelicized) as O’Lennick.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lesnik, Reznik, Zlotnik, Melnik, Lennick, Olenik, Krajnik, Plotnik