Koval Surname History
The Koval surname was originally derived from the old Slavic world "kowal," which means "blacksmith."
Koval Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Koval, Kovalevich, Kovalsky, Kovalko, Kovalkovsky, Kovalovsky, Kovalik, Kovalikiv, Kovalchuk, Kovalenko, Kovalchenko, Kovalchik, Kovalskyi, Kovalevsky, Kowal, Kowalevich, Kowalsky, Kowalko, Kowalkovsky, Kowalovsky, Kowalik, Kowalikiv, Kowalchuk, Kowalenko, Kowalchenko, Kowalchik, Kowalskyi and many more.
Contemporary Notables of the name Koval (post 1700)
- Peter Kovál, American professional photographer and artist
- Robin Koval (b. 1955), American New York Times best-selling author and CEO and president of Truth Initiative
- George Abramovich Koval (1913-2006), American spy who acted as a Soviet intelligence officer for the Soviet atomic bomb project
- Gary M. Koval, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1998 
- Vitali Nikolayevich Koval (b. 1980), Belarusian professional ice hockey goaltender
- Vladimir Koval (b. 1975), Ukrainian former footballer who
- Viktoriya Oleksandrivna Koval (b. 1985), Ukrainian archer at the 2008 Summer Olympics
- Maksym Anatoliyovych Koval (b. 1992), Ukrainian football goalkeeper from Zaporizhya, Ukraine
- Carl A Koval, professor of Chemistry at the University of Colorado
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