prononounced YAH-reck is a Polish or Czech name. It is a short form of a slavic first name Jarosław (also spelled as Yaroslav or Jaroslav). It is an uncommon name, composed from the elements 'jar' meaning strong or powerful and 'slav' meaning glory or fame. Alternative meaning of the name is "beauty of spring".
Jarek is a great guy!
by luckyjarek February 05, 2010