Chayka Name Meaning & Origin
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Chayka is the word for 'seagull' in Ukrainian.
This name is used as a first name in Ukraine.
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This is a very common last name for people of Ukrainian ancestry. In Canada and United States several branches of this family can be found.
In many Ukrainian folk tales and poems a lamenting seagull symbolizes a mother weeping for her children.
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Dniprova Chayka (1861-1927)was a story writer and underground political writer against Russian suppression of Ukrainian language and culture during the occupation of Ukraine.
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