Croatian Submitted Surnames

Croatian names are used in the country of Croatia and other Croatian communities throughout the world.
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ADAMOVIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
ANIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Ana" in Serbo-Croatian.
BADELJ Croatian
Meaning unknown.... [more]
BALIĆ Croatian
Derived from the word balija meaning "peasant" or from the forename Balislav.
BALOKOVIĆ Croatian
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]
BAN Croatian
Derived from a noble title used in several states in Central and Southeastern Europe between the 7th century and the 20th century.
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 ("rich, wealthy").
BARIŠIĆ Croatian
Means ''son of Bariša''.
BAŠIĆ Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Derived from baša, a honorific term for “chief”, “boss”, “head of the family”, etc.
BELIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the word belo meaning "white".
BIGOVIĆ Croatian
Meaning unknown. Sources say that there's only 35 people with this surname in Croatia.... [more]
BIJELIĆ Croatian
Derived from bijel, meaning "white".
BILIĆ Croatian
Derived from dialectal bil, standard Croatian bijel, meaning "white".... [more]
BLAŽEVIĆ Croatian
Means ''son of Blaž''.
BOGDAN Romanian, Croatian
From the given name BOGDAN.
BOLIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the word bol, meaning "pain, ache".
BOŠNJAK Croatian, Serbian
Derived from "Bošnjak", for someone who has their roots in Bosnia. This surname is rare in Bosnian Muslims.
BOŽIĆ Croatian
Diminutive of bog, meaning "god", literally means Christmas.
BREGAR Slovene, Croatian
Derived from breg meaning ''hill''.
BRNČIĆ Croatian
Meaning unknown.
BROZOVIĆ Croatian
Derived from Broz.
BUDIMIR Croatian, Serbian
From the given name Budimir.
BULIĆ Croatian
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.
CAR Croatian, Serbian
Means "Tzar".
ČELIK Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Serbo-Croatian "čelik", ultimately from Turkish çelik, meaning "steel".
ČELIKOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian
Derived from Serbo-Croatian "čelik", ultimately from Turkish çelik, meaning "steel". The -ović suffix is a patronym.
ČERKEZ Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Turkish çerkez, meaning "Circassian".
ČEŠNJAK Croatian (Rare)
Means ''garlic''.
ČIČAK Croatian
Means ''burdock, thistle''.
ČOBAN Croatian, Serbian
From čoban meaning ''shepherd''. Cognate of Turkish Çoban.
ČOBANAC Croatian
From čoban meaning ''shepherd''.
ČOBANIĆ Croatian
From čoban meaning ''shepherd''.
ČOBANKOVIĆ Croatian
From čoban meaning ''shepherd''.
ČOBANOV Croatian
From čoban meaning ''shepherd''.
ČOBANOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
From čoban meaning ''shepherd''.
ČOBANSKI Croatian (Rare)
From čoban meaning ''shepherd''.
ĆORLUKA Croatian
Derived from Turkish körlük, meaning "blindness".... [more]
ĆOSIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''beardless''.
ČOSIĆ Croatian
Variant spelling of Ćosić.
CRNKOVIĆ Croatian
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).
DIM Croatian
Derived from dim, meaning "smoke".... [more]
DIVJAK Croatian, Serbian
From divjak meaning ''savage''.
DOMINIKOVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Dominik" in Croatian.
ĐUKANOVIĆ Serbian, Croatian, Montenegrin
From the given name Đuka / Đukan, a variant of Đorđe.
DUNDOVIĆ Croatian
Patronymic of the Ragusan word dundo meaning "uncle" or "gentleman" and originating from the Latin word dominus (meaning "master" or "sir").
ĐURIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Đuro".
ĐUROV Croatian
Means "Đuro's son" in Croatian.
FELDER German, Croatian
Derived from German feld, meaning "field".
FILAGIC Serbian, Croatian
Probably derived from the Turkish word aga. Agas were the Sultan's regents.
FILIPČIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Filip.
GAVRAN Croatian, Serbian
Means ''raven''.
GLUHAK Croatian
Derived from gluh, meaning "deaf".
GLUHEK Croatian
Derived from gluh, meaning "deaf".
GOLUB Croatian
Means "pigeon".
GOLUBOVEC Croatian
From golub meaning ''pigeon''.
GRGURIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Grgur".
GRINFELDER Croatian
Derived from German grün, "green", and feld, "field".
HEREK Croatian (?), Polish (?)
Unsure but read it’s Croatian but I also heard Polish
IBRIČIĆ Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Ibro" in Serbo-Croatian.... [more]
IVAČEVIĆ Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVACI Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVAČIĆ Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVAKIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVAKOVIĆ Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVAN Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANAC Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANAGIĆ Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČAN Croatian
Means "son of Ivan".
IVANČEC Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČEK Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČEV Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČEVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Ivan".
IVANČIĆ Croatian
Patronymic from the personal name Ivan.
IVANČIĆEVIĆ Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČIN Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČIR Serbian (Rare), Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANČOK Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANDA Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANDIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANDIJA Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANEC Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANEK Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANEŠIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANETIĆ Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANIC Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Ivan" in Croatian.
IVANIČEK Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANIŠ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivaniš.
IVANJAC Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANJEK Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANJI Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANJKO Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANJOŠ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANKIĆ Croatian (Rare)
Means "son of Ivan" in Croatian.
IVANKO Croatian, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANKOVAC Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANKOVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Ivan".
IVANOSKI Macedonian, Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANŠĆAK Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANŠIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANUŠ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANUŠA Slovene, Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANUŠEC Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANUŠEVIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVANUŠIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVAS Romanian, Croatian
As a Croatian surname it is derived from forenames starting with Iv-, for example Ivan, Ivo (2), Ivica, etc.
IVAŠIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVASIĆ Croatian
Derived from Ivas.
IVAŠKOVIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVASOVIĆ Croatian
Derived from Ivas.
IVATEK Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČE Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČEC Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČEK Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČETIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČEVIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVČIN Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
IVEKOVIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivek.
IVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Ivo".
IVKOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Ivko".
JABLANOVIĆ Croatian
Derived from jablan meaning ''poplar''.
JAKOV Croatian
Derived from the name Jakov.
JANDROKOVIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Jandro.
JELUŠIĆ Croatian
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]
JERAK Croatian
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERAS Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JEREC Croatian
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERIČEVIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERKAN Croatian
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
JERKOV Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the forename Jerko.
JERKOVAC Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the forename Jerko.
JERKOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Jerko''.
JEROLIMOV Croatian
Derived from the forename Jerolim.
JOSIPOVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Josip" in Croatian.... [more]
JOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Jovan".
JOZIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Jozo".
JURIŠIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Jure".
KALE Croatian
Possibly derived from Turkish kale, meaning "castle, fortress".
KALEB Croatian
Possibly rom the name Caleb.... [more]
KALINIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Meaning unknown.... [more]
KAPETANOVIĆ Croatian, Bosnian
Occupational surname derived from kapetan meaning "captain".
KATALINIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Katalin" in Croatian.
KELAVA Croatian
Possibly derived from Turkish kel, meaning "bald".... [more]
KLARIĆ Croatian, Slovene
From the given name KLARA
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]
KOJANOVIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the forename Koja.
KOKOTOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
From the Slavic word kokot meaning "rooster, cock".
KOLARAC Croatian
Derived from Kolar.
KOLAREC Croatian
Derived from Kolar.
KOLAREK Croatian
Derived from Kolar.
KOLARIĆ Croatian
Derived from Kolar.
KOLARIN Croatian
Derived from Kolar.
KONČAR Slovene, Serbian, Croatian
Derived from konac meaning ''thread'', ''string''.
KOPRIVICA Serbian, Croatian
A diminutive of kopriva meaning ''nettle''.
KOS Croatian, Slovene, Serbian
Means "blackbird".
KOZAR Ukrainian, Russian, Croatian, Slovene
Means “goatherd”.
KRALJ Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Means "king".
KRALJEVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
From kralj ''king'', means ''little king, prince''.
KRALJIĆ Croatian, Serbian
From kralj ''king''.
KRAMARIĆ Croatian
Possibly a Croatian form of Krämer.
KRAVAR Croatian
Means ''cow herder''.
KRČMAR Croatian
Derived from Croatian krčmar meaning "innkeeper, tavern owner, barkeeper", which is ultimately derived from Croatian krčma meaning "inn, tavern, pub".... [more]
KRSTANOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Derived from krst, meaning "cross".
KRZNAR Croatian
Means ''furrier''.
KRZNARIĆ Croatian
From krznar meaning ''furrier''.
LASTAVEC Croatian
From lasta meaning ''swallow''.
LIPNJAK Croatian
Derived from lipa meaning ''linden tree''.
LOVRIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Lovro''.
LUČIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Patronymic from the personal name Luka.
MAĐAR Croatian
Derived from Mađar, Madžar, meaning "Hungarian".
MADŽAR Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Mađar, Madžar, meaning "Hungarian".
MALIN Serbian, Croatian (Rare)
From the Serbian word мали meaning "small".
MANDIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Manda''.
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.
MARINOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Marin''.
MARKOVINA Croatian
Derived from the forename Marko.
MARTINOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
It is formed by adding the patronymic suffix -ić and the possessive infix -ov- to the given name Martin.
MATEK Croatian
From the given name Matek.
MATIJEVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Matija''.
MATKO Croatian
From the given name Matko.
MATKOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Matko''.
MATOŠ Croatian
Means "son of Mato".
MATOŠEVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Mato".
MEDO Croatian
Derived from medo meaning ''bear''.
MIHALJEVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of Mihael".
MIKULIĆ Croatian
Means ''son of Mikula''.
MILETIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of Mile''.
MILINA Croatian, Serbian
passed down from generations
MITAG Croatian
From german Mittag, redacted during WWII.
MLINARIĆ Croatian
Means "son of a miller".