Re: [S-R] Suffexes
- Dear Daniel:
In regard to the surname KOUDELKA, ANCESTRY.COM has the following entry:
1. 1. nickname for someone with tow-colored hair, from a derivative
of koudel ‘tow’.
2. 2. habitational name for someone from a village in Moravia called
The -KA ending is another diminutive suffix. The -OV in the town name is
possessive type of suffix. The root is KOUDEL and it is apparently Czech
I hope that this helps a little.
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