Last name origins & meanings:
- Polish (Leśnik): occupational name for a forester,
Polish leśnik, an agent noun derived from les,
dialect form of standard Polish las ‘forest’.
- Slovenian: topographic name from les ‘forest’,
- Slovenian (Lešnik): nickname or topographic
name from lešnik ‘hazelnut’ or lešje ‘hazel
trees’, or a habitational name for someone from a place called
Lešje, named with this word.
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