Croatian Submitted Surnames

Croatian names are used in the country of Croatia and other Croatian communities throughout the world.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Adamović Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic from the personal name Adam.
Anić Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of Ana" in Serbo-Croatian.
Arapović Croatian, Bosnian (Rare)
From “Arap” meaning “Arab” in Croatian, derived from Turkish Arap
Arnautović Serbian, Croatian
From Turkish arnavut meaning "Albanian".
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".
Benčić Croatian
Habitational name for someone from Benčići, Croatia.
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".
Bikić Croatian
Occupational name for someone who raised bulls.
Bilić Croatian
Derived from dialectal bil, standard Croatian bijel, meaning "white".... [more]
Blaškić Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Blaž".
Boban Croatian
Habitational name, originates from Bobanova Draga, a village in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Bogdan Romanian, Croatian
From the given name Bogdan.
Bolić Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the word bol, meaning "pain, ache".
Bosnić Croatian, Bosnian, Serbian
Means ''from Bosnia''.
Bošnjak Croatian, Serbian
Derived from "Bošnjak", for someone who has their roots in Bosnia. This surname is rare in Bosnian Muslims.
Božak Croatian
Derived from the forename Božo.
Božikov Croatian
From božikovina, meaning "holly".
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.
Butković Croatian
Habitational name for someone from Butkovići, Croatia.
Car Croatian, Serbian
Means "Tzar".
Čelar Serbian, Croatian
Derived from čelar (челар), meaning "beekeeper".
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''.
Čizmadija Croatian
Possibly derived from čizma, meaning "boot".
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]
Čosić Croatian
Variant spelling of Ćosić.
Crnjac Croatian
Derived from crn, meaning "black".
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).
Ćuk Serbian, Croatian
Derived from ćuk (ћук), meaning "scops owl".
Cvijetić Serbian, Croatian
Means "little flower".
Cvitković Croatian
Patronymic, means "son of Cvitko".
Depikolozvane Croatian
Derived from Italian del piccolo Zuan, meaning "of little Zuan".
Deroko Croatian
Croatian variant of "de Rocco".
Dim Croatian
Derived from dim, meaning "smoke".... [more]
Divjak Croatian, Serbian
From divjak meaning ''savage''.
Djurović Montenegrin, Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Djuro".
Dominiković Croatian
Means "son of Dominik" in Croatian.
Dražić Croatian, Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Draža".
Drobnjak Serbian, Montenegrin, Croatian
Drobnjaci are a historical tribe and region in Montenegro.
Dundović Croatian
Patronymic of the Ragusan word dundo meaning "uncle" or "gentleman" and originating from the Latin word dominus (meaning "master" or "sir").
Đurov Croatian
Means "Đuro's son" in Croatian.
Faraguna Croatian, Italian
Derived from Istro-Romanian fară gună, meaning "without a shepherd's goat-skin cloak".
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.
Furjan Croatian
Derived from Florijan.
Galovac Croatian
Possibly originates from a village, castle and/or lake in Croatia with the same name.
Gambiraža Croatian
Croatian variant of Gambirasio.
Gašpar Croatian, Slovene, Czech, Slovak
From the given name Gašpar.
Gašparić Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Gašpar".
Gavran Croatian, Serbian
Means "raven".
Glasnović Croatian
Derived from glasno, meaning "loud".
Gluhak Croatian
Derived from gluh, meaning "deaf".
Gluhek Croatian
Derived from gluh, meaning "deaf".
Golubovec Croatian
From golub meaning ''pigeon''.
Gotovina Croatian
Derived from gotovina, meaning "cash".
Grabar Croatian
Derived from grabiti, meaning "to grab".
Grbavac Croatian
Derived from grbavo, meaning "bumpy" or "hunchbacked".
Gregurić Croatian
Possibly patronymic, meaning "son of Gregor" or "son of Grgur".
Grgurić Croatian
Means "son of Grgur".
Grinfelder Croatian
Derived from German grün, "green", and feld, "field".
Halužan Croatian, Slovene
Habitational name for someone from Haloze, a region in Slovenia.
Harambašić Croatian, Bosnian, Serbian
Derived from harambaša (харамбаша), which was a historic rank for the senior commander of a hajduk band. The hajduks were bandits and freedom fighters in the Balkans who fought the Ottomans.
Haramija Croatian
Derived from harambaša, which was a historic rank for the senior commander of a hajduk band. The hajduks were bandits and freedom fighters in the Balkans who fought the Ottomans.
Hercigonja Croatian
Derived from Herzogin, a German title meaning "duchess".
Herek Croatian (?), Polish (?)
Unsure but read it’s Croatian but I also heard Polish
Hladika Croatian
Possibly derived from hladno, meaning "cold".
Hrvatin Croatian, Slovene
From Croatian and Slovene Hrvat meaning "Croat, person from Croatia".
Hrženjak Croatian
Habitational name for someone from places starting with "Hržen-".
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.
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''.
Jajčanin Croatian, Serbian
Derived from jaje, meaning "egg".
Jakić Croatian, Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of Jakov".
Jakov Croatian
Derived from the name Jakov.
Jakša Croatian
Derived from the forename Jakov.
Jakšić Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the forename Jakov.
Jakupec Croatian
Derived from the name Jakub.
Jambrečec Croatian
Derived from the forename Jambrek.
Jambrek Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the forename Jambrek.
Jambreković Croatian
Derived from the forename Jambrek.
Jambrišak Croatian
Derived from the forename Jambrek.
Jambrošić Croatian
Derived from the forename Jambrek.
Jandro Croatian
Derived from the forename Jandro.
Jandroković Croatian
Derived from the forename Jandro.