Slovene Submitted Surnames

Slovene names are used in the country of Slovenia in central Europe.
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ALJAŽ Slovene
Etymological origin unknown, possibly from the latin word alias, meaning "different".
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''.
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]
Derived from the given name GAŠPER.
Derived from the given name GAŠPER.
Means "son of GREGOR".
From the Haloze region of Slovenia.
Originally indicated a person from Kočevje (Gottschee County), a city and municipality in southern Slovenia.
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.
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]
Means "from a castle".
KLARIĆ Croatian, Slovene
From the given name KLARA
Means "son of KLEMEN".
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.
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”.
KRALJ Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Means "king".
KRIŽAJ Slovene
Means "crucify" in Slovene.
LAH Slovene
It means "italian"
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.
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]
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.
It comes from the latin given name ERMACORA. the Sain Bishop of Aquileia, near Venice.
OBLAK Slovene, Croatian
Derived from oblak "cloud".
PETEK Slovene, Croatian
Derived from petek "Friday".
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.
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]
ROB Slovene
It probrably originates from the surname Robb, but we don't know for sure.
SEVER Croatian, Slovene
From Proto-Slavic sěverъ meaning ''north''.
TURK Slovene, Croatian
Means ''Turk''.
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.
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.
Derived from the given name VID.
VOVK Ukrainian, Slovene
Derived from Ukrainian вовк (vovk) meaning "wolf", also used in Slovenia.
From vrh meaning ''top, peak, summit''.
ŽAGAR Slovene
Means "sawyer", from žaga ''saw''.
ZAJC Slovene
From zajec, meaning "hare".
ZEC Croatian, Bosnian, Serbian, Slovene
Means ''rabbit''.
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