Kovács

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Kovács or Kovacs is one of the most common Hungarian family names.

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The name is found in Hungary and Hungarian expatriate communities. There are similar names with the Kováts or Kovách spellings. The name means blacksmith in Hungarian, and it is a loanword from Slavic languages. There are 221,688 people in Hungary who are named Kovács, making the name the second most common family name among Hungarians.[citation needed]

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