Given Name TOMISLAV

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Томислав (Serbian)

Meaning & History

Probably derived from the Slavic element tomiti meaning "torture" combined with slava meaning "glory". This was the name of the first king of Croatia (10th century).

Categories

kings, medieval, uncertain etymology
DIMINUTIVES: Tomica, Tomo (Croatian)
FEMININE FORMS: Tomislava (Croatian), Tomislava (Serbian)
  Croatia
2009

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