Pankow (surname)

Pankow or Pankov (Russian: Панков) is a surname of Slavic origin, used mostly in Russia. In Slavic countries it is reserved for males, while the feminine counterpart is Pankowa or Pankova. It is also a habitational name from a Slavic place name derived from the Slavic element pank, penk "swamp" and -ow "place" (German: -au).[1] Notable people with the surname include:

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  1. ^ "Pankow Name Meaning & Pankow Family History". ancestry.com. Retrieved August 25, 2013.