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Jakub Marian, Czech linguist, mathematician and author, wrote also the history of their origin.

– Red : based on a specific characteristic, such as “big” or “new”;

– Brown: based on the profession (usually the father);

– Blue: based on the father’s name;

– Turquoise: based on the place of origin;

– Green:  the ones that come from an object of the nature. 
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Infographic: Jakub Marian
Another interesting fact: the most common surname in Slovakia is Horváth, which means”Croat” in Hungarian language. But the amount of real Croats in Slovakia is three times less than the amount of this surname “holders”! 
 

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Jakub Marian, Czech linguist, mathematician and author, wrote also the history of their origin.

– Red: based on a specific characteristic, such as “big” or “new”;

– Brown: based on the profession (usually the father);

– Blue: based on the father’s name;

– Turquoise: based on the place of origin;

– Green:  the ones that come from an object of the nature. 
Another interesting fact: the most common surname in Slovakia is Horváth, which means”Croat” in Hungarian language. But the amount of real Croats in Slovakia is three times less than the amount of this surname “holders”! 
 

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Jakub Marian, Czech linguist, mathematician and author, wrote also the history of their origin.

– Red: based on a specific characteristic, such as “big” or “new”;

– Brown: based on the profession (usually the father);

– Blue: based on the father’s name;

– Turquoise: based on the place of origin;

– Green:  the ones that come from an object of the nature. 
Another interesting fact: the most common surname in Slovakia is Horváth, which means”Croat” in Hungarian language. But the amount of real Croats in Slovakia is three times less than the amount of this surname “holders”! 
 

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