Show ContentsKrawczyk History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Krawczyk surname was an occupational name derived from the Ukrainian word "kravchik," a diminutive form of the Polish word "krawiec," which mean "tailor." Both of these words are derived from the Old Slavic word "kroit," which meant "to cut."

Krawczyk Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Krovyak, Kravyak, Krovak, Krov, Krovanetsky, Kravchuk, Kravets, Kravchenko, Kravcheniuk, Kravch, Kravchik, Krawchenko, Krawec, Krawetz and many more.

Krawczyk Ranking

In the United States, the name Krawczyk is the 9,545th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1] However, in France, the name Krawczyk is ranked the 2,881st most popular surname with an estimated 2,000 - 2,500 people with that name. [2]


Contemporary Notables of the name Krawczyk (post 1700) +

  • Thuy Krawczyk, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1996 [3]
  • Gérard Krawczyk (b. 1953), French our-time César Award nominated director and writer, known for Taxi 2 (2000), Taxi 3 (2003) and Wasabi (2001)
  • Ken Krawczyk, Canadian three-time Gemini Award nominated cinematographer, best known for his work on Corner Gas (2004-2009)


  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?". NameCensus.com, https://namecensus.com/last-names/
  2. http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  3. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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