Bosnian Submitted Surnames
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Occupational name for a barber, from berber(in) meaning "barber", from Turkish.
This surname is used at: Sarajevo, Mostar, Dubrovnik, Novi Pazar.
It is assumed that Gadžo derives from the old-Indian gārhya ("domestic") and means farmer, villager, head of the house or husband.
Possibly a mispronunciation of the Bosnian word for the verb "gutati" (to swallow) or "guta" (swallowing).
Derived from Arabic حَاجّ (ḥājj)
meaning "pilgrim", a title given to Muslims who have completed the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.
Derived from the Persian title خواجه (xâje)
meaning "lord, master, owner". It is a cognate of the Albanian Hoxha
Means "son of the imam" in Bosnian, referring to a title used by Muslim leaders.
JELAVIĆ Serbian, Bosnian
derived from the place name Jelav
, one of the places in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
KREMIC Bosnian (Rare)
Surname Kremić was used in early middle-ages, in Bosnia. It was used by royal and ordinary people. That surname is very rare today and it's almost extinct, but in the past it had very big influence.
Derived from obuća
meaning ''footwear'', denoting someone who made or sold footwear.
Derived from Omer
, a title of Turko-Mongol origin meaning ''chief'' or ''commander''.
PRINCIP Bosnian, Serbian
Probably derived from Latin princeps
"leader, initiator, prince", which itself was ultimately derived from primus
"first" and capere
"to take". The surname may thus have originated as a nickname for someone with a princely appearance, or for someone who was the illegitimate offspring of a prince... [more]
meaning "falcon", a nickname or an occupational name for a falconer.