go refers to he or it. cek is a common ending for Czech names, a cognomen similar to ski or ska found commonly at the end of Polish names. cek refers to somebody who came from somewhere else. Of the 20,000 most common surnames in Poland, only 28 end in cek. The Polish name of Gocek may owe its suffix to the proximity of those sharing the name to the Czech border.
- A surname; the 11,343rd most common surname in Poland and 116,835th most common name recorded by the USA's 2000 census.