Tchaikovsky and its feminine variant Tchaikovskaya is a common transliteration (via French language) of the Russian language surname Ð§Ð°Ð¹ÐºÐ¾Ð²ÑÐºÐ¸Ð¹. The surname itself is a Russian-language variant of the Polish surname Czajkowski, see this page for name origin. Other transliterations include Tschaikowski (German) Ciajkovskij (Italian), Tsjaikovski (Dutch), Csajkovszkij (Hungarian), Chaikovski (Spanish), Tjajkovskij (Swedish), Tsjajkovskij (Norwegian), and lTÅ¡aikovski (Finnish). It has also been rendered as Tchaikovski, Chaikovsky, Chaykovsky, Chaikovskiy, Chaykovskiy, and Chaikovskii. Among Slavic languages which use the Latin alphabet, it frequently occurs in its Polish version, Czajkowski, or as ÄŒajkovskij (Czech/Slovak) and ÄŒajkovski (Slovenian/Croatian/Bosnian). The surname as transliterated into other languages may refer to the following persons. For the original, Polish spelling, see Czajkowski (surname).