What's in a name - B

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Last name
Literal meaning
Explanation
Beregovoy
coastal
(Russian)
Berezin
birch's
(Russian)
Bezuhov
without ears
(Russian)
Brzezinsky
birch's
(Polish) This actually has two suffixes: -in (possessive feminine, i.e Brzezin would be "of a birch") and -ski which turns it into an adjective.