Slovene Submitted Surnames

Slovene names are used in the country of Slovenia in central Europe.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aljaž Slovene
Etymological origin unknown, possibly from the latin word alias, meaning "different".
Angel Spanish, Catalan, Occitan, English, Slovene
From the Latin personal name Angelus meaning "Angel", derived from the Greek word ἄγγελος (angelos) meaning "messenger" (see the given name Angel).
Avguštin Slovene
Derived from the given name Avguštin.
Baraga Slovene
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.
Birk Slovene
Of unknown origin.
Bregar Slovene, Croatian
Derived from breg meaning ''hill''.
Buljubašić Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Slovene
Buljubašić is a Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian surname derived from the Ottoman military rank Boluk-bashi.... [more]
Cigan Slovene
Means "gypsy" in Slovenian.
Fifer German, American, Slovene
Americanized and Slovenian spelling of German Pfeiffer.
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 or šcinkavec meaning "finch".
Fišer Czech, Slovak, Slovene
Czech, Slovak and Slovene form of Fischer.
France Slovene
Derived from the given name France, a vernacular form of Francišek, which is ultimately from Latin Franciscus.
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)... [more]
Gaber Slovene
Gašpar Croatian, Slovene, Czech, Slovak
From the given name Gašpar.
Gašperič Slovene
Derived from the given name Gašper.
Gašperšič Slovene
Derived from the given name Gašper.
Gregorič Slovene
Means "son of Gregor".
Haložan Slovene
From the Haloze region of Slovenia.
Halužan Croatian, Slovene
Habitational name for someone from Haloze, a region in Slovenia.
Hočevar Slovene
Originally indicated a person from Kočevje (Gottschee County), a city and municipality in southern Slovenia.
Hrvatin Croatian, Slovene
From Croatian and Slovene Hrvat meaning "Croat, person from Croatia".
Ivanc Slovene
Means "son of Ivan".
Ivanek Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the forename Ivan.
Ivanič Slovene
Derived from the forename Ivan.
Ivanuša Slovene, Croatian
Derived from the forename Ivan.
Jambrek Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the forename Jambrek.
Jazbec Slovene
Means ''badger'' in Slovenian.
Jeglič Slovene
"The Slovenian word for the Carniolan primrose." This name would likely have been given to people who inhabited the meadows of northwestern Slovenia where this flower is endemic.
Jeras Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
Jerič Slovene
Derived from the forename Jere, short form of Jeronim.
Justin French, English, Slovene
From a medieval personal name, Latin Justinus, a derivative of Justus.
Kari Finnish, German (Austrian), Slovene (?), Hungarian, Indian, Marathi
As a Finnish name, it is a topographic and ornamental name from kari "small island", "stony rapids", "sandbar", or "rocky place in a field". This name is found throughout Finland.... [more]
Kastelic Slovene
Means "from a castle".
Klarić Croatian, Slovene
From the given name Klara
Klemenčič Slovene
Means "son of Klemen".
Klin Slovene
Slovenian: nickname for someone with a beak-shaped nose, from kljun ‘beak’, ‘bill’ (old spelling klun).
Klobučar Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Occupational name derived from Serbian, Croatian and Slovene klobučar meaning "hatter" (a derivative of klobuk meaning "hat"), originally indicating a person who made, sold or repaired hats.
Klobuchar Slovene (Anglicized), Croatian (Anglicized), Serbian (Anglicized)
Americanized form of Klobučar. A notable bearer is the American politician, lawyer and senator Amy Klobuchar (1960-).
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]
Knavs Slovene
Slovenian form of Knaus, this was the maiden name of Donald Trump's wife, and current First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump.
Knez Slovene, Croatian
Derived from knez, meaning "prince".
Končar Slovene, Serbian, Croatian
Derived from konac meaning ''thread'', ''string''.
Konda Slovene
Pet form of the personal name Kondrad
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... [more]
Košir Slovene
From the Slavic word koš meaning "basket". It originally indicated a person who made or sold baskets.
Kotnik Slovene
Derived from kot "corner". The name referred to someone who was from a remote area.
Kozar Ukrainian, Russian, Croatian, Slovene
Means “goatherd”.
Križaj Slovene
Means "crucify" in Slovene.
Lah Slovene
It means "italian"
Majerle Slovene
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.
Malec Polish, Czech, Croatian, Slovene
a nickname derived from slavic word "maly", meaning small
Markell Dutch, German, Slovene (Anglicized)
Dutch and German: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Markolf, composed of the elements marc, merc ‘boundary’ + wolf ‘wolf’... [more]
Marušič Slovene
Slovene form of Marušić.
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’.
Milič Slovene
Variant of Milić.
Mohorko Slovene
It comes from the latin given name ERMACORA. the Sain Bishop of Aquileia, near Venice.
Mori Slovene, Italian
Variant of Moro.
Nemanič Slovene (Modern, Archaic)
Derived from the Serbian surname Nemanja, as related to the Medieval Nemanjič Dynasty, just as the given name Nemanja is.
Oblak Slovene, Croatian
Derived from oblak "cloud".
Oven Slovene, German
Derived from Oven "ram, male sheep".
Peršin Slovene
From given name Perše.
Petek Slovene, Croatian
Derived from petek "Friday".
Podriznik Slovene
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.
Pušnik Slovene
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]
Razbornik Slovene
Derived from razborit, meaning "prudent".
Rep Slovene, Croatian
Means "tail".
Rob Slovene
It probrably originates from the surname Robb, but we don't know for sure.
Rubin French, German, Slovene, Croatian, Czech, Slovak
metonymic occupational name for a jeweler, from Middle High German rubn Old French rubi Slovenian and Croatian rubin Czech and Slovak rubín "ruby"... [more]
Šalamon Slovene
From the given name Šalamon.
Sever Croatian, Slovene
From Proto-Slavic sěverъ meaning ''north''.
Topolovec Slovene, Croatian
Several locations in Slovenia and Croatia bare the name "Topolovec".
Turk Slovene, Croatian
Means ''Turk''.
Us Slovene (Rare)
Us is a Slovene Surname which in itself is a shortened version of the House Name Ušič,Meaning Son of Us. The surname may be linked the the slovene word Oves, which translates to "Oats", and may have been an occupational surname referring to someone who farmed Oats and or grains.
Vide Slovene
Derived from the given name Vid.
Videc Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the given name Vid.
Vidic Slovene
Derived from the given name Vid.
Vidič Slovene
Cognate of Vidić.
Vidkovič Slovene
Derived from the given name Vid.
Vovk Ukrainian, Slovene
Derived from Ukrainian вовк (vovk) meaning "wolf", also used in Slovenia.
Vrhovnik Slovene
From vrh meaning ''top, peak, summit''.
Yankovic Slovene, Slovak, Serbian, Croatian, Polish
Americanized form of Janković, or perhaps Jankowicz.
Yankovich Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
Americanized spelling of Janković or Jankovič.
Zadravec Croatian, Slovene
Denotes a person living near the Drava river.
Žagar Slovene
Means "sawyer", from žaga ''saw''.
Zajc Slovene
From zajec, meaning "hare".
Žavbi Slovene
The surname is mostly tied to prefession but can also be based off of certain personality traits or profession. It comes from the word "žavba", ointment, cream.
Zec Croatian, Bosnian, Serbian, Slovene
Means ''rabbit''.
Železnik Slovene
From the Slavic word "železo/zhelezo", meaning " iron", denoting to a person who worked with iron.
Žižek Slovene
Derived from žižek, meaning "black bug".
Zlodej Slovene (Rare)
It is the euphemism (an innocuous word or expression used in place of one that is deemed offensive or suggests something unpleasant) for the word "devil". Another variant of the surname is Slodej.
Zoranić Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Derived from the male given name Zolan.
Zupanc Slovene
Variant of Zupan.
Zver Slovene, Russian, Croatian
Means "beast".