FURLAN Italian, Slovene
From the name of the Italian region of Friuli
, in the northeast of Italy, which is derived from the name of the Roman town of Forum Iulii meaning "forum of Julius".
From Slovene kopito
, an occupational name for a shoer.
Originally indicated a person from Koroška (Carinthia), a medieval Slovene state, now divided between Slovenia and Austria.
Originally denoted a person from Carniola (Slovene Kranjska
), a region that makes up a large part of central Slovenia.
MLAKAR Slovene, Croatian
Referred to someone who lived near a pool, derived from South Slavic mlaka
meaning "pool, puddle"
Nickname for a bald person, from Slovene pleša
meaning "bald patch"
STRUNA Slovene, Czech
From Slavic struna
meaning "string, cord"
, possibly denoting a maker of rope.
Patronymic from the nickname Vlah
ŽITNIK Slovene, Czech
From the Slavic root žito
. This was an occupational name for a dealer in rye or a baker.
From Slavic župan
meaning "head of the district, community leader"