are used in the country of Slovenia in central Europe.
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Etymological origin unknown, possibly from the latin word alias
, meaning "different".
A Slovene surname of unknown origin. A notable bearer was Slovene-American Roman Catholic bishop Frederic Baraga (1797-1868), who was the bishop of Marquette, a town in Upper Michigan, USA. There is also a village in Upper Michigan named Baraga, which was named after the bishop.
BUMBA Portuguese, Spanish, Galician, Italian, Catalan, Occitan, Polish, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Romanian, Swedish, Latvian, Lithuanian
Variant of BOMBA
FINK German, Slovene, English, Jewish
Nickname for a lively or cheerful person, Jewish ornamental name derived from the Germanic word for "finch", and German translation of Slovene Šinkovec
which is from šcinkovec
FURMAN Polish, Czech, Slovak, Jewish, Slovene, English, German (Anglicized)
Polish, Czech, Slovak, Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), and Slovenian: occupational name for a carter or drayman, the driver of a horse-drawn delivery vehicle, from Polish, Yiddish, and Slovenian furman
, a loanword from German (see FUHRMANN
GABRIEL English, Cornish, Welsh, Scottish, French, German, Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Slovene, Jewish, Indian (Christian)
Derived from the given name GABRIEL
Originally indicated a person from Kočevje (Gottschee County), a city and municipality in southern Slovenia.
Slovenian: nickname for someone with a beak-shaped nose, from kljun ‘beak’, ‘bill’ (old spelling klun).
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
Slovenian form of KNAUS
, this was the maiden name of Donald Trump's wife, and current First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump
KOREN Slovene, Hebrew
Koren is a surname which has multiple origins. Koren may be a variant of the German occupational surname KORN
, meaning a dealer in grain. Alternatively, it may be a variant of the Greek female name Kora
From the Slavic word koš
meaning "basket". It originally indicated a person who made or sold baskets.
Derived from kot
"corner". The name referred to someone who was from a remote area.
MAGDALENA Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Portuguese, Occitan, Italian, Sicilian, Romanian, Greek, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Croatian, Slovene
From the given name MAGDALENA
Slovene surname Majerle, a variant of the Polish, Czech, and Slovak Majer, which was a status name for "steward, bailiff, tenant farmer, or village headman", from the German Meyer
MILAN Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Russian
From the given name MILAN
, a derivative of names such as BOHUMIL
, containing the Slavic elements mil
meaning ‘grace, favor, dear’.
It comes from the latin given name ERMACORA. the Sain Bishop of Aquileia, near Venice.
From the article of clothing of the same name worn by priests, possibly denoting a maker of them or perhaps a relative of a clergyman.
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.
Habitational name for someone living near or on a pušča
, which is Slovene for "uncultivated land" or "wasteland".
RAK Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Hungarian, Jewish
Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, Hungarian (Rák), and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Slavic rak ‘crab’, ‘lobster’, or ‘crayfish’. This was applied as an occupational name for someone who caught and sold crayfish, crabs, or lobsters, or as a nickname to someone thought to resemble such a creature... [more
It probrably originates from the surname Robb, but we don't know for sure.
VALENTIN French, Italian, Romanian, German, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Czech, Russian, Bulgarian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian, Jewish
From the given name VALENTIN
. It was sometimes adopted as a personal name by Jews.