The name VILCHIK/VILCHINK is rather uncommon in the regions of Russia and the countries of the near abroad. In well-known very old diaries, residents with this name were noble persons and persons of noble origin, from the Slavic Kiev/Novogrodh regions and beyond in other countries as well, in the 15th-16th centuries we expect the name to have come into diaries for the first time, who held significant power and honors. The first roots of the surname can be found in the list of inhabitants of Ancient Rus during Ivan the Terrible. It is an amuletic name and means "Wolf". Compared to many other names from that time, it is not based on occupation but rather given to people who deserve it or got an honor. The tsar had a definite list of princely and better surnames, which were given to the approximate in case of special arrangement or reward. Therefore, the real name has retained its original origin and is rare ..
It was similar in other countries where this name was given as a nickname. It is a rather original name and still not common today.
Writing a surname in Latin: VILCHIK
(from russian - google translate)
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