Sokolov Family History
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Sokolov Name Meaning
Russian, Belorussian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from Russian sokol ‘falcon’. In some cases the Russian surname arose from a nickname. In other cases it represents an ornamental name assigned to pupils in ecclesiastical schools. As a Jewish name, it is generally a patronymic from an ornamental nickname meaning ‘falcon’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press