From the name of the Italian region of Friuli
, in the northeast of Italy, which is derived from the name of the Roman town of Forum Iulii meaning "forum of Julius".
Originally indicated a person from Koroška (Carinthia), a medieval Slovene state, now divided between Slovenia and Austria.
Derived from mlaka
"pool". The name referred to someone who lived close to a pool.
Nickname for a bald person, from pleša
"bald patch" or plešec
From Slavic struna
meaning "string, cord", possibly denoting a maker of rope.
Patronymic from the nickname Vlah
From the Slavic root žito
meaning "rye". This was an occupational name for a dealer in rye or a baker.
From Slavic župan
meaning "head of the district, community leader".