are used in the country of Serbia in southeastern Europe.
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BANOVIĆ Serbian, Croatian
"Son of a Ban", the -ić
"son of" suffix with ban
, the title of class of Croatian nobility beginning in the 7th century approximately equivalent to viceroy, lord or duke, stemming potentially from the Turkic bajan
BOŠNJAK Croatian, Serbian
Derived from "Bošnjak", for someone who has their roots in Bosnia. This surname is rare in Bosnian Muslims.
ČELIK Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Serbo-Croatian "čelik", ultimately from Turkish çelik
, meaning "steel".
JELAVIĆ Serbian, Bosnian
derived from the place name Jelav
, one of the places in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
KMET Slovenian, 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]
Possibly derived from the slavic word for "tulips", lale
or from son of Lala
(a nickname for Lazar
MANDŽUKIĆ Serbian (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.
Patronymic from the personal name Obrad
, a derivative of obradovati meaning "to give joy".
PEJOVIĆ Serbian (Russified, Modern)
Pejović is a Serbian surname. Mainly used in serbia. But also used in Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and Macedonia
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]
PUHAR Serbian (Modern, Rare)
The last name of the contestant Mirjana Puhar from America's Next Top Model, who originally was born in Serbia. She died on February 24, 2015, aged 19 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
There is possibility that name come from latin word secolo, means century. Usual Serb end of surname is IC. All Serbs-Montenegrians, also small number of Croats who has that surname has origion from heart of Montenegro... [more]
It is old Serbian surname.It's origins are probably from Kosovo.
From a special kind of ax a woodworker would use - adze, called tesla
VIDOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
It is formed by adding the patronymic suffix -ić
and the possessive infix -ov-
to the given name Vid
Derivative of Serbian tribal name located in Ozrinići, Montenegro.