Bobek Family History
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Bobek Name Meaning
Polish and Jewish (from Poland): topographic name from bobek ‘bayberry’. Czech and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname for a small rotund person, from bobek ‘goat droppings’. Slovenian and Croatian (northwestern Croatia): nickname from a diminutive of bob ‘horse bean’, formed with the diminutive suffix -ek. Compare Bobik and Bobich. German: habitational name from a place in Schleswig-Holstein named Bobek. Swedish: variant spelling of Bobeck.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bobeck, Borek, Bobik, Bober, Bobe, Kober, Bobak, Bosak, Boden, Bobel