Bosnian Submitted Surnames

Bosnian names are used by the Bosniak people. For additional names, see Serbo-Croatian names, Arabic names and Turkish names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ADEMOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Adem".
ADILOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Adil".
ARIFOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Arif".
ARSLANAGIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Arslan".
BAŠIĆ Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Derived from baša, a honorific term for “chief”, “boss”, “head of the family”, etc.
BERBERIĆ Bosnian
Occupational name for a barber, from berber(in) meaning "barber", from Turkish.
BOSNIĆ Croatian, Bosnian, Serbian
Means ''from Bosnia''.
ČELIKOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian
Derived from Serbo-Croatian "čelik", ultimately from Turkish çelik, meaning "steel". The -ović suffix is a patronym.
DUGONJA Bosnian
This surname is used at: Sarajevo, Mostar, Dubrovnik, Novi Pazar.
FERHATOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Ferhat".
GADŽO Bosnian
It is assumed that Gadžo derives from the old-Indian gārhya ("domestic") and means farmer, villager, head of the house or husband.
GRANOV Jewish, Bosnian
Habitational name from Granov, Ukraine.... [more]
GUTA Bosnian
Possibly a mispronunciation of the Bosnian word for the verb "gutati" (to swallow) or "guta" (swallowing).
HADŽIĆ Bosnian
Derived from Arabic حَاجّ (ḥājj) meaning "pilgrim", a title given to Muslims who have completed the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.
HALILOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Halil" in Bosnian.
HALIMOVIĆ Bosnian (Rare), Serbian (Rare)
Means "son of Halim" in Bosnian.
HAMZAGIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Hamza".
HAMZIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Hamza".
HASANČIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Hasan".
HASANOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Hasan".
HERCO Bosnian
Derived from Herceg.
HODŽIĆ Bosnian
Derived from the Persian title خواجه (xâje) meaning "lord, master, owner". It is a cognate of the Albanian Hoxha.
HUSEJINOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Husein".
IBRIČIĆ Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Ibro" in Serbo-Croatian.... [more]
IMAMOVIĆ Bosnian
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.
JUSUFOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Jusuf" in Bosnian.
KAPETANOVIĆ Croatian, Bosnian
Occupational surname derived from kapetan meaning "captain".
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.
MUMINOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Mumin".
MUSIĆ Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian
Patronymic from the personal name Musa, a pet form of the Biblical name Mojsije.
OBUĆA Bosnian
Derived from obuća meaning ''footwear'', denoting someone who made or sold footwear.
OMERBAŠIĆ Bosnian
Derived from Omer.
OMERBEGOVIĆ Bosnian
Derived from Omer and beg, a title of Turko-Mongol origin meaning ''chief'' or ''commander''.
ORUČ Bosnian
Derived from the Turkish Oruç.
OSMANAGIĆ Bosnian
Derived from Osman.
OSMANOVIĆ Bosnian
Means ''son of Osman''.
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]
RIZVANOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Rizvan".
RUSTEMOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Rustem".
SOKOLOVIĆ Bosnian
From sokol meaning "falcon", a nickname or an occupational name for a falconer.
SULJAGIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Suljo".
SULJIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Suljo".