Panek Family History
Panek Name Meaning
Polish; Czech (Pánek): from a pet form of local equivalents of the Latin personal names Pancratius (see Pankratz ) and Stephanus (see Stephen ). Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Panas . Polish: nickname from a diminutive of pan ‘master’ used either affectionately in the sense ‘little master’ or contemptuously in the sense ‘lordling’. Compare Panke .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press