Kraska Family History
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Kraska Name Meaning
Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Polish kraska ‘European roller’ (a species of bird of the crow family, noted for its fine feathers, also for its loud and persistent cry), hence (in Polish) a nickname for a garrulous person. As a Jewish name it is mainly ornamental. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a dyer, from Belorussian kraska ‘dye’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Belorussian and Ukrainian kraska, denoting a kind of flower.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Laska, Krupka, Kafka, Krack, Kasza, Kaske, Kalka, Raspa, Kluska