Slovene Submitted Surnames

Slovene names are used in the country of Slovenia in central Europe.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ALJAŽ Slovene
Etymological origin unknown, possibly from the latin word alias, meaning "different".
BARAGA Slovene
A Slovene surname of unknown origin. A notable bearer was Slovene-American Roman Catholic bishop Frederic Baraga (1797-1868), who was the bishop of Marquette, a town in Upper Michigan, USA. There is also a village in Upper Michigan named Baraga, which was named after the bishop.
BIRK Slovene
Of unknown origin.
BREGAR Slovene, Croatian
Derived from breg meaning ''hill''.
FIFER German, American, Slovene
Americanized and Slovenian spelling of German Pfeiffer.
FINK German, Slovene, English, Jewish
Nickname for a lively or cheerful person, Jewish ornamental name derived from the Germanic word for "finch", and German translation of Slovene Šinkovec which is from šcinkovec or šcinkavec meaning "finch".
FIŠER Czech, Slovak, Slovene
Czech, Slovak and Slovene form of FISCHER.
FRANCE Slovene
Derived from the given name France, a vernacular form of Francišek, which is ultimately from Latin Franciscus.
FURMAN Polish, Czech, Slovak, Jewish, Slovene, English, German (Anglicized)
Polish, Czech, Slovak, Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), and Slovenian: occupational name for a carter or drayman, the driver of a horse-drawn delivery vehicle, from Polish, Yiddish, and Slovenian furman, a loanword from German (see Fuhrmann)... [more]
GAŠPERIČ Slovene
Derived from the given name GAŠPER.
GAŠPERŠIČ Slovene
Derived from the given name GAŠPER.
GOLOB Slovene
Cognate of Golub.
GREGORIČ Slovene
Means "son of Gregor".
HALOŽAN Slovene
From the Haloze region of Slovenia.
HOČEVAR Slovene
Originally indicated a person from Kočevje (Gottschee County), a city and municipality in southern Slovenia.
IVANC Slovene
Means "son of Ivan".
IVANEK Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANIČ Slovene
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANUŠA Slovene, Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
JAZBEC Slovene
Means ''badger'' in Slovenian.
JERAS Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERIČ Slovene
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JUSTIN French, English, Slovene
From a medieval personal name, Latin Justinus, a derivative of Justus.
KARI Finnish, German (Austrian), Slovene (?), Hungarian, Indian, Marathi
As a Finnish name, it is a topographic and ornamental name from kari "small island", "stony rapids", "sandbar", or "rocky place in a field". This name is found throughout Finland.... [more]
KASTELIC Slovene
Means "from a castle".
KLARIĆ Croatian, Slovene
From the given name KLARA
KLEMENČIČ Slovene
Means "son of Klemen".
KNAVS Slovene
Slovenian form of Knaus, this was the maiden name of Donald Trump's wife, and current First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump.
KONČAR Slovene, Serbian, Croatian
Derived from konac meaning ''thread'', ''string''.
KONDA Slovene
Pet form of the personal name Kondrad
KOREN Slovene, Hebrew
Koren is a surname which has multiple origins. Koren may be a variant of the German occupational surname Korn, meaning a dealer in grain. Alternatively, it may be a variant of the Greek female name Kora... [more]
KOS Croatian, Slovene, Serbian
Means "blackbird".
KOŠIR Slovene
From the Slavic word koš meaning "basket". It originally indicated a person who made or sold baskets.
KOTNIK Slovene
Derived from kot "corner". The name referred to someone who was from a remote area.
KOZAR Ukrainian, Russian, Croatian, Slovene
Means “goatherd”.
KRAJNC Slovene
Means ''from Kranjska'', an area of Slovenia called Carniola in English.
KRALJ Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Means "king".
KRIŽAJ Slovene
Means "crucify" in Slovene.
LAH Slovene
It means "italian"
MAJERLE Slovene
Slovene surname Majerle, a variant of the Polish, Czech, and Slovak Majer, which was a status name for "steward, bailiff, tenant farmer, or village headman", from the German Meyer.
MARKELL Dutch, German, Slovene (Anglicized)
Dutch and German: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Markolf, composed of the elements marc, merc ‘boundary’ + wolf ‘wolf’. Americanized form of Slovenian Markelj, a derivative of the personal name Marko, Latin Marcus, + the suffix -elj.
MARUŠIČ Slovene
Slovene form of Marušić.
MILIČ Slovene
Variant of Milić.
MOHORKO Slovene
It comes from the latin given name ERMACORA. the Sain Bishop of Aquileia, near Venice.
OBLAK Slovene, Croatian
Derived from oblak "cloud".
PETEK Slovene, Croatian
Derived from petek "Friday".
POTOČNIK Slovene
Means ''near a stream'' from potok ''stream''.
ROB Slovene
It probrably originates from the surname Robb, but we don't know for sure.
SEVER Croatian, Slovene
From Proto-Slavic sěverъ meaning ''north''.
TURK Slovene, Croatian
Means ''Turk''.
VIDE Slovene
Derived from the given name Vid.
VIDEC Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the given name Vid.
VIDIC Slovene
Derived from the given name Vid.
VIDIČ Slovene
Cognate of Vidić.
VIDKOVIČ Slovene
Derived from the given name Vid.
VOVK Ukrainian, Slovene
Derived from Ukrainian вовк (vovk) meaning "wolf", also used in Slovenia.
VRHOVNIK Slovene
From vrh meaning ''top, peak, summit''.
ŽAGAR Slovene
Means "sawyer", from žaga ''saw''.
ZAJC Slovene
From zajec, meaning "hare".
ZEC Croatian, Bosnian, Serbian, Slovene
Means ''rabbit''.
ZUPANČIČ Slovene
Means "son of Zupan".