Croatian Submitted Surnames

Croatian names are used in the country of Croatia and other Croatian communities throughout the world.
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ADAMOVIĆSerbian, Croatian
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
ANIĆCroatian, Serbian
Means "son of Ana" in Serbo-Croatian.
BADELJCroatian
Meaning unknown.... [more]
BALIĆCroatian
Derived from the word balija meaning "peasant" or from the forename Balislav.
BALOKOVIĆCroatian
Most of Croatian families with the surname (last name) Baloković originate from the town of Donji Miholjac located in Osijek-Baranja County on the border with Hungary. During the 1700s and 1800s most of the people bearing this family name were born either in Donji Miholjac and/or nearby Nasice... [more]
BANCroatian
Derived from a noble title used in several states in Central and Southeastern Europe between the 7th century and the 20th century.
BARIŠIĆCroatian
Means ''son of Bariša''.
BAŠIĆBosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Derived from baša, a honorific term for “chief”, “boss”, “head of the family”, etc.
BELIĆSerbian, Croatian
Derived from the word belo meaning "white".
BIGOVIĆCroatian
Meaning unknown. Sources say that there's only 35 people with this surname in Croatia.... [more]
BIJELIĆCroatian
Derived from bijel, meaning "white".
BILIĆCroatian
Derived from dialectal bil, standard Croatian bijel, meaning "white".... [more]
BLAŽEVIĆCroatian
Means ''son of Blaž''.
BOGDANRomanian, Croatian
From the given name BOGDAN.
BOLIĆSerbian, Croatian
Derived from the word bol, meaning "pain, ache".
BOŠNJAKCroatian, Serbian
Derived from "Bošnjak", for someone who has their roots in Bosnia. This surname is rare in Bosnian Muslims.
BOŽIĆCroatian
Diminutive of bog, meaning "god", literally means Christmas.
BREGARSlovene, Croatian
Derived from breg meaning ''hill''.
BRNČIĆCroatian
Meaning unknown.
BROZOVIĆCroatian
Derived from Broz.
BUDIMIRCroatian, Serbian
From the given name Budimir.
BULIĆCroatian
Derived from Ottoman Turkish bula meaning "a married woman or a Muslim woman in harem pants or covered with a headscarf" or from the forename Bule a hypocoristic of Budislav, Budimir, Budivoj, Budimil.
CARCroatian, Serbian
Means "Tzar".
ČELIKCroatian, Serbian
Derived from Serbo-Croatian "čelik", ultimately from Turkish çelik, meaning "steel".
ČELIKOVIĆCroatian, Serbian, Bosnian
Derived from Serbo-Croatian "čelik", ultimately from Turkish çelik, meaning "steel". The -ović suffix is a patronym.
ČERKEZCroatian, Serbian
Derived from Turkish çerkez, meaning "Circassian".
ČEŠNJAKCroatian (Rare)
Means ''garlic''.
ČIČAKCroatian
Means ''burdock, thistle''.
ČILIĆCroatian (Rare)
During the Ottoman occupation of Bosnia a son of noble family Suchich was kidnapped and converted to Islam. He had two sons, one was a proud Muslim and the other ran away after finding out the truth about his origin... [more]
ĆORLUKACroatian
Derived from Turkish körlük, meaning "blindness".... [more]
ĆOSIĆCroatian, Serbian
Means ''beardless''.
ČOSIĆCroatian
Variant spelling of Ćosić.
CRNKOVIĆCroatian
Derived from crn "black". The name refers to a person who was dark-skinned, or a person from the region Crna Gora "Black Mountain" (modern-day Montenegro).
DIMCroatian
Derived from dim, meaning "smoke".... [more]
DOMINIKOVIĆCroatian
Means "son of Dominik" in Croatian.
ĐUKANOVIĆSerbian, Croatian, Montenegrin
From the given name Đuka / Đukan, a variant of Đorđe.
DUNDOVIĆCroatian
Patronymic of the Ragusan word dundo meaning "uncle" or "gentleman" and originating from the Latin word dominus (meaning "master" or "sir").
ĐURIĆCroatian, Serbian
Means "son of Đuro".
ĐUROVCroatian
Means "Đuro's son" in Croatian.
FELDERGerman, Croatian
Derived from German feld, meaning "field".
FILAGICSerbian, Croatian
Probably derived from the Turkish word aga. Agas were the Sultan's regents.
FILIPČIĆCroatian
Derived from the forename Filip.
GAVRANCroatian, Serbian
Means ''raven''.
GLUHAKCroatian
Derived from gluh, meaning "deaf".
GLUHEKCroatian
Derived from gluh, meaning "deaf".
GOLUBCroatian
Means "pigeon".
GRGURIĆCroatian
Means "son of Grgur".
GRINFELDERCroatian
Derived from German grün, "green", and feld, "field".
IBRIČIĆBosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Ibro" in Serbo-Croatian.... [more]
IVAČEVIĆCroatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVACICroatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVAČIĆCroatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVAKIĆCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVAKOVIĆCroatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANACCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANAGIĆCroatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČANCroatian
Means "son of Ivan".
IVANČECCroatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČEKCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČEVSerbian, Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČEVIĆCroatian
Means "son of Ivan".
IVANČIĆCroatian
Patronymic from the personal name Ivan.
IVANČIĆEVIĆCroatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČINCroatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČIRSerbian (Rare), Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČOKCroatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANDACroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANDIĆCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANDIJACroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANECCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANEKCroatian, Slovene
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANEŠIĆCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANETIĆCroatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANICCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANIĆCroatian
Means "son of Ivan" in Croatian.
IVANIČEKCroatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANIŠCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivaniš.
IVANJACCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANJEKCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANJICroatian, Serbian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANJKOCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANJOŠCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANKIĆCroatian (Rare)
Means "son of Ivan" in Croatian.
IVANKOCroatian, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANKOVACCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANKOVIĆCroatian
Means "son of Ivan".
IVANOSKIMacedonian, Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANŠĆAKCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANŠIĆCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANUŠCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANUŠASlovene, Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANUŠECCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANUŠEVIĆCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANUŠIĆCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVASRomanian, Croatian
As a Croatian surname it is derived from forenames starting with Iv-, for example Ivan, Ivo (2), Ivica, etc.
IVAŠIĆCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVASIĆCroatian
Derived from Ivas.
IVAŠKOVIĆCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVASOVIĆCroatian
Derived from Ivas.
IVATEKCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČECroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČECCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČEKCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČETIĆCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČEVIĆCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČIĆCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČINCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVEKOVIĆCroatian
Derived from the forename Ivek.
IVIĆCroatian, Serbian
Means "son of Ivo".
IVKOVIĆCroatian, Serbian
Means "son of Ivko".
JABLANOVIĆCroatian
Derived from jablan meaning ''poplar''.
JAKOVCroatian
Derived from the name Jakov.
JANDROKOVIĆCroatian
Derived from the forename Jandro.
JELUŠIĆCroatian
The first ever appearance recorded to this date was even before the Turkish men (Ottoman) broke into the Kingdom of Croatia (around 13. century).... [more]
JERAKCroatian
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERASCroatian, Slovene
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERECCroatian
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERIĆCroatian
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERIČEVIĆCroatian
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERKANCroatian
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERKOVCroatian, Serbian
Derived from the forename Jerko.
JERKOVACCroatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Jerko.
JERKOVIĆCroatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Jerko''.
JEROLIMOVCroatian
Derived from the forename Jerolim.
JOSIPOVIĆCroatian
Means "son of Josip" in Croatian.... [more]
JOVIĆCroatian, Serbian
Means "son of Jovan".
JOZIĆCroatian, Serbian
Means "son of Jozo".
KALECroatian
Possibly derived from Turkish kale, meaning "castle, fortress".
KALEBCroatian
Possibly rom the name Caleb.... [more]
KALINIĆCroatian, Serbian
Meaning unknown.... [more]
KAPETANOVIĆCroatian, Bosnian
Occupational surname derived from kapetan meaning "captain".
KATALINIĆCroatian
Means "son of Katalin" in Croatian.
KELAVACroatian
Possibly derived from Turkish kel, meaning "bald".... [more]
KLARIĆCroatian, Slovene
From the given name KLARA
KMETSlovenian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovak
Slovenian, Serbian, Croatian, and Slovak status name for a type of peasant. In Slovenia this denoted a peasant who had his own landed property. In Serbia and elsewhere it was a status name for a feudal peasant farmer who cultivated the land of his lord instead of paying rent or doing military service... [more]
KOJANOVIĆSerbian, Croatian
Derived from the forename Koja.
KOKOTOVIĆCroatian, Serbian
From the Slavic word kokot meaning "rooster, cock".
KOLARACCroatian
Derived from Kolar.
KOLARECCroatian
Derived from Kolar.
KOLAREKCroatian
Derived from Kolar.
KOLARIĆCroatian
Derived from Kolar.
KOLARINCroatian
Derived from Kolar.
KONČARSlovene, Serbian, Croatian
Derived from konac meaning ''thread'', ''string''.
KOPRIVICASerbian, Croatian
A diminutive of kopriva meaning ''nettle''.
KOSCroatian, Slovene, Serbian
Means "blackbird".
KRAMARIĆCroatian
Possibly a Croatian form of Krämer.
KRAVARCroatian
Means ''cow herder''.
KRČMARCroatian
Derived from Croatian krčmar meaning "innkeeper, tavern owner, barkeeper", which is ultimately derived from Croatian krčma meaning "inn, tavern, pub".... [more]
KRSTANOVIĆCroatian, Serbian
Derived from krst, meaning "cross".
KRZNARCroatian
Means ''furrier''.
KRZNARIĆCroatian
From krznar meaning ''furrier''.
LIPNJAKCroatian
Derived from lipa meaning ''linden tree''.
LOVRIĆCroatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Lovro''.
LUČIĆCroatian, Serbian
Patronymic from the personal name Luka.
MAĐARCroatian
Derived from Mađar, Madžar, meaning "Hungarian".
MADŽARCroatian, Serbian
Derived from Mađar, Madžar, meaning "Hungarian".
MALINSerbian, Croatian (Rare)
From the Serbian word мали meaning "small".
MANDIĆCroatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Manda''.
MANDŽUKIĆSerbian (Rare), Croatian (Rare)
Famous bearer of this last name is Mario Mandžukić who is a Croatian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Italian club Juventus and the Croatia national team.
MARINOVIĆCroatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Marin''.
MARKOVINACroatian
Derived from the forename Marko.
MARTINOVIĆCroatian, Serbian
It is formed by adding the patronymic suffix -ić and the possessive infix -ov- to the given name Martin.
MATEKCroatian
From the given name Matek.
MATKOCroatian
From the given name Matko.
MATKOVIĆCroatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Matko''.
MATOŠCroatian
Means "son of Mato".
MATOŠEVIĆCroatian
Means "son of Mato".
MEDOCroatian
Derived from medo meaning ''bear''.
MIKULIĆCroatian
Means ''son of Mikula''.
MILETIĆCroatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Mile''.
MILINACroatian, Serbian
passed down from generations
MITAGCroatian
From german Mittag, redacted during WWII.
MLINARIĆCroatian
Means "son of a miller".
MODRIĆCroatian
Famous bearer of this surname is Croatian footballer Luka Modrić.
MUSIĆSerbian, Croatian, Bosnian
Patronymic from the personal name Musa, a pet form of the Biblical name Mojsije.
NOVOSELCroatian
Derived from nov, meaning "new", and selo, meaning "village", so the possible meaning is "the one who's new to the village".
NOVOSELIĆCroatian
Derived from nov, meaning "new", and selo, meaning "village", so the possible meaning is "the one who's new to the village".... [more]
OBLAKSlovene, Croatian
Derived from oblak "cloud".
PANIĆSerbian, Serbo-Croatian, Croatian
Patronymic from the personal names Pane, Pano, Panteleon or Pankracij.
PAVIČIĆCroatian
Means "son of Pavao".
PAVLIĆCroatian, Serbian
Means "son of Pavle".
PEJIĆCroatian, Serbian
Means "son of Pejo".
PERIĆCroatian, Serbian
Derived from the short form of Petar, Pero.
PETEKSlovene, Croatian
Derived from petek "Friday".
PETRIČEVIĆCroatian, Serbian
A patronymic derived from Petrič, a diminutive of Petar.
PEVECCroatian
From pevec meaning ''rooster''
POPOVIĆCroatian, Serbian
Means ''son of a priest''.
POSAVECCroatian
Denotes a person living in Posavina, an area that is adjacent or near the Sava river in Croatia.