Croatian Submitted Surnames

Croatian names are used in the country of Croatia and other Croatian communities throughout the world.
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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".
JURJEVIĆ Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of JURAJ".
KADIJEVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Derived from kadija (кадија), meaning "Qadi", a judge of a Sharia court.
KAJMAK Croatian
Kajmak (or kaymak) is a dairy product from southeastern Europe and Central Asia.
KALAFATOVIĆ Croatian
Derived from kalafat, meaning "caulker", a type of shipbuilder.
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".
KASUNIĆ Croatian
Possibly derived from the old Slavic word kazati, meaning "to order, to command".
KATALINIĆ Croatian
Means "son of KATALIN" in Croatian.
KELAVA Croatian
Possibly derived from Turkish kel, meaning "bald".... [more]
KIŠ Serbian, Croatian
Possibly derived from Turkish kış, meaning "winter", or Hungarian kis, meaning "small".
KLANAC Croatian
Means ''gorge, ravine, narrow pass''.
KLARIĆ Croatian, Slovene
From the given name KLARA
KMET Slovene, 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]
KNEZ Slovene, Croatian
Derived from knez, meaning "prince".
KOJANOVIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the forename KOJA.
KOKOTOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
From the Slavic word kokot meaning "rooster, cock".
KOLAC Croatian
From kolac, meaning "(wooden) stake".
KOLARAC Croatian
Derived from KOLAR.
KOLAREC Croatian
Derived from KOLAR.
KOLAREK Croatian
Derived from KOLAR.
KOLARIN Croatian
Derived from KOLAR.
KOLOVRAT Russian, Croatian, Czech
A Kolovrat is a swastika-type Slavic symbol resembling a spinning wheel.
KONČAR Slovene, Serbian, Croatian
Derived from konac meaning ''thread'', ''string''.
KOPRIVICA Serbian, Croatian
A diminutive of kopriva meaning ''nettle''.
KOTARAC Serbian, Croatian
Derived from kotar, a type of district.
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]
KRIŽANEC Croatian
From Croatian križ, meaning "cross".
KRSTANOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Derived from krst, meaning "cross".
KRSTIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from krst, meaning "cross".
KRSTIČEVIĆ Croatian
Derived from krst, meaning "cross".
KRZNAR Croatian
Means ''furrier''.
KRZNARIĆ Croatian
From krznar meaning ''furrier''.
KUJUNDŽIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Derived from kujundžija (кујунџија), meaning "silversmith".
KUKIĆ Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian
Derived from kuka (кука), meaning "hook".
KUPINA Croatian, Russian
The Croatian form is derived from kupina, meaning "blackberry". The Russian form is derived from Неопалимая купина (Neopalimaya Kupina), referring to the burning bush from the Book of Exodus.
KUTNJAK Croatian
Derived from kutnjak, meaning "molar".
LASTAVEC Croatian
From lasta meaning ''swallow''.
LEVIĆ Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian
Derived from levo, meaning "left".
LIPNJAK Croatian
Derived from lipa meaning ''linden tree''.
LIŠIĆ Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Possibly derived from Albanian lesh, meaning "fur".
LOVREK Croatian
Derived from the name LOVRO and its nickname, LOVREK.
LOVRIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of LOVRO''.
LUČIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Patronymic from the personal name LUKA.
LUKAČEVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian variant of LUKÁCS.
LUKENDA Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of LUKA".
MAĐAR Croatian
Derived from Mađar, Madžar, meaning "Hungarian".
MADŽAR Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Mađar, Madžar, meaning "Hungarian".
MAHER Croatian
Colloquial term for "master".
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.
MARCIUŠ Croatian
Derived from the Roman name MARCIUS.
MAREVIĆ Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of MARO".
MARINAC Croatian
From marinac, meaning "marine".
MARINOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of MARIN''.
MARKOVINA Croatian
Derived from the forename MARKO.
MARTINČEVIĆ Croatian
Patronymic, means son of MARTIN.
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".
MAUROVIĆ Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of MAURO".
MEDO Croatian
Derived from medo meaning ''bear''.
MESARIĆ Croatian
Derived from mesar, meaning "butcher".
MEŠTROVIĆ Croatian
Derived from the Croatian word meštar, a rare form of "master".
MIHALJEVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of MIHAEL".
MIKULIĆ Croatian
Means ''son of MIKULA''.
MILAN 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’.
MILANOVIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of MILAN".
MILETIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of MILE''.
MILINA Croatian, Serbian
passed down from generations
MIŠIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of MIŠO". Also, mišić (мишић) can be translated as "muscle".
MITAG Croatian
From german Mittag, redacted during WWII.
MLADIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from mlad/a (млад/а), meaning "young".
MLINARIĆ Croatian
Means "son of a miller".
MODRIĆ Croatian
Famous bearer of this surname is Croatian footballer Luka Modrić.
MOHAČ Croatian
Croatian form of MOHÁCSI.
MOSLAVAC Croatian
Habitational name for someone from Moslavina, a region in Croatia.
MUSIĆ Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian
Patronymic from the personal name MUSA, a pet form of the Biblical name MOJSIJE.
NAĐ Serbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian variant of NAGY.
NOVOSEL Croatian
Derived from nov, meaning "new", and selo, meaning "village", so the possible meaning is "the one who's new to the village".
NOVOSELEC Croatian
Derived from nov, meaning "new", and selo, meaning "village", so the possible meaning is "the one who's new to the village".
NOVOSELIĆ Croatian
Derived from nov, meaning "new", and selo, meaning "village", so the possible meaning is "the one who's new to the village".... [more]
OBLAK Slovene, Croatian
Derived from oblak "cloud".
OJDANIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Means "son of OJDAN".
OSTOJIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of OSTOJA".
PALIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from paliti, meaning "to fire" or "to set on fire".
PALJEVIĆ Montenegrin, Croatian
Derived from paliti (палити), meaning "to burn, to set of fire".
PANIĆ Serbian, Serbo-Croatian, Croatian
Patronymic from the personal names PANE, Pano, Panteleon or PANKRACIJ.
PAŠALIĆ Bosnian, Croatian
Derived from paša, meaning "Pasha", which was a high rank in the Ottoman political and military system.
PAVELIĆ Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of PAVEL".
PAVIČIĆ Croatian
Means "son of PAVAO".
PAVLIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of PAVLE".
PEJIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of PEJO".
PERA Croatian
Derived from PERO. Also means "feathers".
PERIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the short form of PETAR, PERO.
PERIČIĆ Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of PERICA".
PERUŠKO Croatian
Habitational name for someone from Peruški, Croatia.
PETEK Slovene, Croatian
Derived from petek "Friday".
PETRIČEK Croatian
From given name PETAR.
PETRIČEVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
A patronymic derived from Petrič, a diminutive of PETAR.
PEVEC Croatian
From pevec meaning ''rooster''
PILIPOVIĆ Bosnian, Croatian
means "son of Pilip"... [more]
PLETIKOSA Croatian
Derived from pletiti, meaning "to knit", and kosa, meaning "hair".
PLETIKOSIĆ Croatian
Derived from pletiti, meaning "to knit", and kosa, meaning "hair".
POPOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of a priest''.
POSAVEC Croatian
Denotes a person living in Posavina, an area that is adjacent or near the Sava river in Croatia.
PRAVDIĆ Croatian
Derived from pravda, meaning "justice".
PULIŠIĆ Croatian
From an American Soccer player named Christian Pulisic
PUNTAR Slovene, Croatian
Derived from a 19th century phrase that denoted someone who supported the unification of the Kingdoms of Croatia and Dalmatia within Austria-Hungary.
PUŠKARIĆ Croatian
Derived from puškar, meaning "gunsmith".
PUŽ Croatian
Means ''snail''.
PUŽEK Croatian (Rare)
From puž meaning ''snail''.
PUŽIĆ Croatian (Rare)
From puž meaning ''snail''.
RADOLOVIĆ Croatian
Possibly derived from rado lovi, meaning "glad to hunt".
RADOVČIĆ Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of RADE".
RADOVIĆ Serbian, Montenegrin, Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of RADOVAN".
RAKITIĆ Croatian (Rare), Serbian (Rare)
Famous bearer of this surname is Croatian footballer Ivan Rakitić.
REMENAR Croatian
Means ''saddler''.
REP Slovene, Croatian
Means "tail".
REPAC Serbian, Croatian
means little tail
RIBAR Croatian
Derived from ribar, meaning "fisherman".
ROĐAK Croatian
Derived from rođak, meaning "family relative".
RODIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Possibly derived from roda (рода), meaning "stork".
RUŽIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Derived from ruža meaning ''rose''.
SABO Serbian, Croatian, Romanian
Variant form of SZABÓ.
SABOLIĆ Croatian
Croatian form of SZABÓ.
ŠAFRAN Croatian
Means "crocus, saffron".
SERDAR Turkish, Croatian
Turkish form of Persian sardar, meaning "chief", "leader", "field marshal".
SEVER Croatian, Slovene
From Proto-Slavic sěverъ meaning ''north''.
ŠIMENC Croatian
Derived from the forename ŠIME.
ŠIMIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of ŠIMO".
ŠIMIČIĆ Croatian
Šimičić comes from the name Šimun, which is the Croatian form of Simeon, which means flatter and/or listener.... [more]
ŠIMUN Croatian
Derived from the forename ŠIMUN.
ŠIMUNDIĆ Croatian
Means "son of ŠIMUN".
ŠIMUNEC Croatian
Means "son of ŠIMUN".
ŠIMUNIĆ Croatian
Means "son of ŠIMUN".
ŠIMUNKOVIĆ Croatian
Derived from the forename ŠIMUN.
ŠIMUNOVIĆ Croatian
Means ''son of ŠIMUN''.
SINDIK Croatian
Derived from sindik, a type of lawyer or representative that existed in Dalmatia in the Middle Ages.
SLADOLJEV Croatian
Derived from slad, meaning "malt", and the -ljev suffix referring to "pouring".
SLAVICA Croatian
Derived from Slavic slava, meaning "glory".
SLUNJSKI Croatian
Habitational name for someone from Slunj, Croatia.
SMOKVINA Croatian
Derived from smokva meaning ''fig''.
ŠOJKA Croatian
Derived from šojka meaning ''jay'' (the bird).
SOKIĆ Croatian
Derived from Turksh sokak, meaning "street". The word is still used in Croatian meaning "little street, alley". Most people with this surname live in Cernik, Croatia.
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