South Slavic Submitted Surnames

These names are used in regions that use South Slavic languages.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
RAKITIĆ Croatian (Rare), Serbian (Rare)
Famous bearer of this surname is Croatian footballer Ivan Rakitić.
RANKOVIĆ Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of RANKO".
RASTODER Bosnian
Possibly derived from hrast, meaning "oak", and derati, meaning "tearing, to tear".
RAZBORNIK Slovene
Derived from razborit, meaning "prudent".
REDŽEPAGIĆ Bosnian
Derived from Redžeb, meaning "Rajab", the seventh month of the Islamic calendar.
REMENAR Croatian
Means ''saddler''.
REP Slovene, Croatian
Means "tail".
REPAC Serbian, Croatian
means little tail
RIBAR Croatian
Derived from ribar, meaning "fisherman".
RISTESKI Macedonian
Son of Riste
RISTEVSKI Macedonian
Means "son of RISTO".
RIZVANOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of RIZVAN".
ROB Slovene
It probrably originates from the surname Robb, but we don't know for sure.
ROĐAK Croatian
Derived from rođak, meaning "family relative".
RODIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Possibly derived from roda (рода), meaning "stork".
RUSTEMOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of RUSTEM".
RUŽIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Derived from ruža meaning ''rose''.
SABO Serbian, Croatian, Romanian
Variant form of SZABÓ.
SABOLIĆ Croatian
Croatian form of SZABÓ.
SADIKOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of SADIK".
ŠAFRAN Croatian
Means "crocus, saffron".
ŠAKOTA Serbian
From šaka, meaning "hand"
ŠALAMON Slovene
From the given name ŠALAMON.
SAMARGIU Macedonian
Etymology... [more]
SASKA Croatian
Name given to someone from Saxony. From Croatian “saska” which translates to Saxony.
SAVIĆ Serbian
Means "son of SAVA".
ŠEGRT Serbian
Derived from šegrt (шегрт), meaning "apprentice".
SEKULIC Serbian
There is possibility that name come from latin word secolo, means century. Usual Serb end of surname is IC. All Serbs-Montenegrians, also small number of Croats who has that surname has origion from heart of Montenegro... [more]
SELIMOVIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of Selim".
SERDAR Turkish, Croatian
Turkish form of Persian sardar, meaning "chief", "leader", "field marshal".
SEVER Croatian, Slovene
From Proto-Slavic sěverъ meaning ''north''.
SIJARIĆ Montenegrin
Derived from sijati (сијати), meaning "to sow".
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]
SIMOVIĆ Serbian, Montenegrin
Patronymic, meaning "son of SIMO".
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.
ŠKRELJA Montenegrin
Montenegrin variant of SHKRELI.
ŠKRIJELJ Bosnian
Derived from Shkreli, an Albanian tribe and region.
SLADOLJEV Croatian
Derived from slad, meaning "malt", and the -ljev suffix referring to "pouring".
SLAVICA Croatian
Derived from Slavic slava, meaning "glory".
ŠLJIVANČANIN Montenegrin
Habitational name for someone from Šljivansko, Montenegro.
SLUNJSKI Croatian
Habitational name for someone from Slunj, Croatia.
ŠMIGIÆ Serbian
It is old Serbian surname.It's origins are probably from Kosovo.
SMOKVINA Croatian
Derived from smokva meaning ''fig''.
SOBRANIE Macedonian (Rare)
Sobranie means "Parliament" in Macedonian.
ŠOFRANAC Montenegrin
Derived from šafran (шафран), meaning "saffron".
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.
SOKOLOVA Bulgarian, Russian
Means "daughter of SOKOL".
SOKOLOVIĆ Bosnian
From sokol meaning "falcon", a nickname or an occupational name for a falconer.
SRNA Croatian
Means ''doe''.
STANIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of STANKO".
STANISAVLJEVIĆ Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of STANISLAV".
STARČEVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of an old man" from star "old".
STIJEPOVIĆ Montenegrin
Patronymic, meaning "son of STIJEPO".
STIPANČIĆ Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of STIPE" or "son of STJEPAN".
STIPETIĆ Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of STIPE".
STIPIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means "son of STIPE".
STOIANOV Bulgarian
Variant transcription of STOYANOV.
STOJKOVIĆ Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of STOJAN".
STRAŽIČIĆ Croatian
Possibly derived from straža, meaning "guard".
SULJAGIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of SULJO".
SULJIĆ Bosnian
Means "son of SULJO".
ŠUŠKOV Croatian
Derived from šuškati, meaning "to rustle".
ŠUTOVIĆ Macedonian
Comes from place named Šutovo in Macedonia.
ŠVARC Croatian
Croatian form of SCHWARZ.
ŠVARCER Croatian
Elaborated form of ŠVARC.
TADEJEVIĆ Croatian
Means "son of TADEJ".
TADIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of TADIJA''.
TALIJA Serbian
Talija... [more]
TANEV Bulgarian
Derived from the forename TANE.
TANEVA Bulgarian
Feminine form of TANEV.
TASIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of TASA".
TEKLIĆ Croatian
Derived from teklić, a rare form of the word "messenger".
TELIŠMAN Croatian (Rare)
Unknown origin, probably from the word "talisman"
TEODOROVIĆ Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of TEODOR".
TESLA Serbian
From a special kind of ax a woodworker would use - adze, called tesla.... [more]
TIŠLJAR Croatian
Derived from Chakavian Croatian tišljar, meaning "carpenter".
TODORIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Patronymic, meaning "son of TODOR".
TODOROVAC Bosnian
Possibly related to TODOROVIĆ, commonly used by Serbs.
TODOROVIĆ Serbian
Means "son of TODOR".
TOMAŠ Serbian, Croatian, Sorbian, German
From the given name TOMAŠ.
TOMAŠEVIĆ Serbian, Montenegrin
Patronymic, meaning "son of TOMAŠ".
TOMIČIĆ Croatian
Variant of TOMČIĆ. Derived from Toma.
TOMOVIĆ Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of TOMO" or "son of TOMA (2)".
TOPOLOVEC Slovene, Croatian
Several locations in Slovenia and Croatia bare the name "Topolovec".
TOT Serbian
Serbian variant of TÓT.
TRAJKOVIĆ Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of TRAJKO".
TRAVAR Croatian, Serbian
Derived from travar, meaning "herbalist".
TRIFUNOVIĆ Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of TRIFUN".
TUFEK Bosnian
From Turkish tüfek ''rifle''.
TURK Slovene, Croatian
Means ''Turk''.
UCAR Croatian
1 Croatian, Serbian, and eastern Slovenian: ironic nickname for an autocratic person, from car ‘tsar’.... [more]
ULAK Bosnian
From Turkish ulak, "a messenger".
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.
VALENTINOVA Bulgarian
Means "daughter of VALENTIN".
VASILJEVIĆ Serbian
Patronymic, meaning "son of VASILIJE".
VASILOV Bulgarian, Russian
Meaning "son of Vasil" in Russian and "from Bulgaria" in Bulgarian.
VEDRIŠ Croatian
Derived from vedro, meaning "bright".
VELIKOV Bulgarian
Means "son of VELIKO".
VELÍŠEK Czech, Italian, Croatian
Velliscig is an Italian surname with no small population base and spread almost exclusively in Friuli. The center of origin of this surname must be identified in the ancient Kingdom of Hungary - Bohemia between the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.... [more]
VIDAKOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of VIDAK or VID''.
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.
VIDIĆ Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the given name VID.
VIDIČ Slovene
Cognate of VIDIĆ.
VIDKOVIČ Slovene
Derived from the given name VID.
VIDOVIĆ Croatian, Serbian
It is formed by adding the patronymic suffix -ić and the possessive infix -ov- to the given name VID.
VILJEVAC Croatian
Habitational name for someone from Viljevo, Croatia.
VINCEK Croatian
Possibly derived from the Croatian nickname for VINCENT.
VINCETIĆ Croatian
Derived from VINKO, Croatian form of Vincent.
VLADIĆ Croatian, Serbian
Means ''son of VLAD''.
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