Reflections on the origin of surnames 1899 – the birth Hrčka

In an article in the journal of the Slovak views 1899 wrote Joseph Louis Pigeons (* 1836 Lubin — † 1923 Pezinok) Reflections on the origin of surnames entitled: “The family names Bosacka valley”. Among them the family name Hrčka.

8. Family names by instrument, containers, household amounts, Food, garments, and the amounts of body, we have in the nearest following: Brdo, Hôlik, Hair, Kolek, Križko, Krokvička, Checker, Korytina, Kyjác, Lahvička, Mažár, Roof, Švorčík, Švancara, Čvančara, Svančarík (Švancara is wide, Krešan the wood needed ax), Kopa, Kopka, Crank, Kabelík (USB = Kaps), Cottage, Chalupčík, Dienko, Denko (Cover the bottom or wooden containers), Hroták, Hobeľa, Mazer (first bearer of the name certainly promised from all over pints coated), Podkovčík, Podkovič, Basket, Švíkruha, Osievka (small Opalka for seed grain), Ríf, Sopúšek, Plow, Závrská. Further: Thin slice, Chattering, Mrváň (cake in the image of a wreath spletený, with a hole in the middle, what is somewhere to weddings and pekávajú towards marriage groomsman among the people scatter), Perníček, Siska, Varček, Sheep cheese, Kvasnica, Instead of milk, Placek, Kassie, KASS, Kaššovic; Tuber, Koleník, Kolínek, Kunda, Finger; Gaco, Hunka, Čepica. It would be difficult to argue: why these families were given names?

Michal Hrčka

~ Michal is a founder of company (Restoration inc.) that is mostly concerned with restoration and conservation of historical facades, interiors and castles using traditional materials and techniques. ~ In the year 2000 he established an internet magazine about cultural heritage, which is the biggest internet medium at this field now. ~

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