Bulgarian Submitted Surnames

Bulgarian names are used in the country of Bulgaria in southeastern Europe. See also about Bulgarian names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Adamov Russian, Bulgarian
Means "son of Adam".
Alexanderov Александров Russian, Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Aleksandrov.
Alexandrova Александрова Russian, Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Aleksandrova.
Anastas Анастас Russian, Bulgarian
From the given name Anastas.
Antonoff Антонов, Антонофф Russian (Anglicized), Ukrainian (Anglicized), Bulgarian (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Antonov.
Avramov Аврамов Bulgarian
Means "son of Avram".
Badzakov Баджаков Bulgarian, Macedonian
Patronymic name derived from the Turkish word "bacak" which means "leg".
Bagryanov Багрянов Bulgarian
Means "son of Bagryan".
Balina Балина Bulgarian
Bogdanoff Богданов, Богданофф Russian (Anglicized), Bulgarian (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Bogdanov.
Boikov Бойков Bulgarian, Russian
Variant transcription of Boykov.
Botev Ботев Bulgarian
Boykov Бойков Bulgarian, Russian
Means "son of Boyko".
Bozhkov Божков Bulgarian
Chakarov Чакаров Bulgarian
Possibly means "son of Chakar".
Cvetanov Цветанов, Цветанова Bulgarian
Variant spelling of Tsvetanov.
Damianov Bulgarian
Means "son of Damian".
Dano Slovak, Bulgarian
Derived from the given names Daniel, Jordan or Danail.
Delyanov Делянов, Делянова Bulgarian
Derived from the Bulgarian given name Delyan.
Dushev Душев Bulgarian
Ferdinandov Фердинандов Bulgarian
Means "son of Ferdinand".
Gochev Гочев Bulgarian
Gospodinov Господинов Bulgarian
Means "son of Gospodin".
Grozdanova Грозданова Bulgarian, Macedonian
Feminine form of Grozdanov, which means "son of Grozdan".
Hristoff Христов Bulgarian (Archaic)
Means "son of HRISTO".
Jordanov Йорданов Bulgarian, Macedonian
Means "son of Jordan" in Macedonian, while it is also a Bulgarian variant transcription of Yordanov.
Kalinov Калинов m Russian, Bulgarian
Kamenov Каменов Bulgarian
Means "son of Kamen".
Kolarov Serbian, Bulgarian
An occupational surname derived from kolar, meaning "wheelwright".
Kolev Колев Bulgarian
Means "son of Kole", a diminutive of Nikola 1.
Konstantin Константин Russian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, German, Estonian, Finnish, Hungarian
From the given name Konstantin
Kostadinov Костадинов Bulgarian, Macedonian
Means "son of Kostadin".
Kostov Костов Bulgarian, Macedonian
Means "son of Kosta".
Kumanov Куманов Bulgarian (Modern)
Turkic origins, delivered from the Cuman people (Cumanov) who ruled the steppes around 12 century
Leva Bulgarian (Rare), Czech (Rare), French (Rare), Jewish (Rare)
From the Hebrew given name Lev, meaning Lion. It is also the name of the currency in Bulgaria, and a verb in French meaning to lever or to lift.
Lukanov Луканов Bulgarian
Means "son of Lukan".
Malinov Малинов Bulgarian, Russian
From Bulgarian and Russian малина (malina) meaning "raspberry", probably indicating a person who lived near a raspberry bush.
Manchev Манчев Bulgarian
"Son of Mancho"
Mantchev Манчев Bulgarian (Russified)
"Alternate Transcription of the form Manchev"
Matov матов Bulgarian
Variant of Mateev.
Mehoff Bulgarian, English (American)
Variant transcription of Mehov.
Mehov Мехов Bulgarian
Variant of Mihov.
Mikhail Михаил Russian, Belarusian, Bulgarian
From the given name Mikhail.
Miladinov Миладинов Bulgarian
Milan Милан Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Russian
From the given name Milan, a derivative of names such as Bohumil and Miloslav, containing the Slavic elements mil or milu meaning ‘grace, favor, dear’.
Milenkov Миленков Bulgarian
Means "son of Milenko".
Minchev Минчев Bulgarian
Means "son of Mincho".
Mladenov Младенов Bulgarian
Means "son of Mladen".
Nakova Накова Bulgarian
Naydenov Найденов Bulgarian
Means "son of Nayden".
Pavelov Павлов Bulgarian, Russian
Variant of Pavlov.
Pavloff Russian, Bulgarian
Anglicized variant form of Pavlov.
Penov Пенов Bulgarian, Macedonian
Means "son of Penko".
Petkov Петков Bulgarian, Macedonian
Means “son of Petko” in Bulgarian and Macedonian.
Petkova Петкова Bulgarian, Macedonian
Feminine form of Petkov.
Petranov Петранов Bulgarian
From Greek petros meaning "rock" or "stone".
Petroff Петров, Петрофф Russian (Anglicized), Bulgarian (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Petrov.
Pironkov Пиронков Bulgarian
A professional Bulgarian tennis player, Tsvetana Pironkova, bears this surname.
Plamenov Пламенов Bulgarian
Means "son of Plamen".
Plevneliev Плевнелиев Bulgarian
From the Bulgarian name for the Greek village of Petroussa (called Plevnya in Bulgarian), itself derived from Bulgarian плевня (plevnya) meaning "barn". A notable bearer is Bulgarian president Rosen Plevneliev (1964-).
Popoff Попофф, Попов Russian, Bulgarian
Alternate transcription of Russian/Bulgarian Попов (see Popov).
Pulev Пулев Bulgarian
Ramadanov Рамаданов Macedonian, Bulgarian
Means "son of Ramadan".
Sabinov Сабинов Bulgarian
Means “son of Sabin”
Spasov Спасов Bulgarian, Macedonian
Means "son of Spas".
Stoianov Стоянов Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Stoyanov.
Stoichkov Стоичков Bulgarian
Means "son of Stoichko", Stoichko being a diminutive of Stoyan... [more]
Tanev Танев Bulgarian
Derived from the forename Tane.
Taneva Танева Bulgarian
Feminine form of Tanev.
Trendafilov Трендафилов Bulgarian
Means "son of Trendafil".
Tsanov Цанов Bulgarian
Tsvetomirova Цветомирова Bulgarian
Patronym derived from the given name Tsvetomir.
Valentina Валентина Russian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Feminine form of Valentin.
Varbanov ВЪРБАНОВ Bulgarian
Vasilov василов Bulgarian, Russian
Meaning "son of Vasil" in Russian and "from Bulgaria" in Bulgarian.
Velikov Великов Bulgarian
Means "son of Veliko".
Veselinov Веселинов Bulgarian, Serbian
Means "son of Veselin".
Vladimirov Владимиров Russian, Bulgarian
Means "son of Vladimir".
Voytek Polish, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian
Americanized spelling of the given names VOJTEK, Vojtech, Wojtek, all pet forms of the Polish given name Wojciech, or other Slavic cognates.
Yasenov Ясенов Bulgarian
Means "son of Yasen".
Yavorov Яворов Bulgarian
Means "son of Yavor".
Yusein Юсеин Bulgarian
From the given name Yusein.
Zafirov Зафиров Bulgarian
Zhelyazkov Желязков Bulgarian
Means "son of Zhelyazko".