Macedonian Names

Macedonian names are used in the country of Macedonia (FYROM) in southeastern Europe.
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ACAАцаmSerbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian diminutive of ALEKSANDAR.
ACE (2)АцеmMacedonian
Macedonian diminutive of ALEXANDER.
ACOАцоmMacedonian, Serbian
Macedonian and Serbian diminutive of ALEKSANDAR.
ADAMАдамmEnglish, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Russian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian, Catalan, Hebrew, Arabic, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
This is the Hebrew word for "man". It could be ultimately derived from Hebrew אדם ('adam) meaning "to be red", referring to the ruddy colour of human skin, or from Akkadian adamu meaning "to make".... [more]
ADRIJANАдријанmCroatian, Macedonian
Croatian and Macedonian form of ADRIAN.
ADRIJANAАдријанаfSlovene, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Slovene, Serbian, Croatian and Macedonian feminine form of ADRIAN.
AGNIJAАгнијаfSerbian, Macedonian, Latvian
Serbian, Macedonian and Latvian form of AGNES.
ALEKSANDARАлександарmBulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian
Cognate of ALEXANDER.
ANAMARIJAАнамаријаfCroatian, Macedonian
Combination of ANA and MARIJA.
ANASTASIJAАнастаијаfLatvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian
Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian and Serbian form of ANASTASIA.
ANDONАндонmBulgarian, Macedonian
Variant of ANTON.
ANGELАнгелm & fEnglish, Bulgarian, Macedonian
From the medieval Latin masculine name Angelus which was derived from the name of the heavenly creature (itself derived from the Greek word αγγελος (angelos) meaning "messenger"). It has never been very common in the English-speaking world, where it is sometimes used as a feminine name in modern times.
ANGELAАнгелаfEnglish, Italian, German, Dutch, Romanian, Slovene, Slovak, Russian, Macedonian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Angelus (see ANGEL). As an English name, it came into use in the 18th century.
ANGELINAАнгелинаfItalian, English, Russian, German, Dutch, Polish, Spanish, Greek, Macedonian
Latinate diminutive of ANGELA. A famous bearer is American actress Angelina Jolie (1975-).
ANGJELKOАнгјелкоmMacedonian
Macedonian diminutive of ANGEL.
ANTONIJАнтонијmMacedonian
Macedonian form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
APOSTOLАпостолmBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of APOSTOLOS.
ATANASАтанасmBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of ATHANASIUS.
ATANASIJАтанасијmMacedonian
Macedonian form of ATHANASIUS.
ATANASIJAАтанасијаfSerbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of ATHANASIUS.
BETIБетиfMacedonian
Macedonian diminutive of ELISAVETA.
BILJANAБилјанаfSerbian, Macedonian, Croatian
Meaning uncertain, possibly derived from the South Slavic word биље (bilje) meaning "herb".
BISERAБисераfBulgarian, Macedonian
Derived from the South Slavic word бисер (biser) "pearl" (ultimately of Arabic origin).
BISTRAБистраfBulgarian, Macedonian
Means "clean, pure" in Bulgarian and Macedonian.
BLAGICAБлагицаfMacedonian
Derived from South Slavic благ (blag) meaning "sweet, pleasant, blessed".
BLAGOJБлагојmMacedonian
Macedonian form of BLAGOY.
BLAGORODNAБлагороднаfMacedonian, Bulgarian
Means "noble" in Macedonian and Bulgarian.
BLAGUNБлагунmBulgarian, Macedonian
Derived from South Slavic благ (blag) meaning "sweet, pleasant, blessed".
BLAGUNAБлагунаfMacedonian, Bulgarian
Feminine form of BLAGUN.
BLAZHEБлажеmMacedonian
Derived from the Slavic element blagu meaning "sweet, pleasant, blessed".
BOBANБобанmSerbian, Macedonian
Diminutive of BOGDAN or SLOBODAN.
BOGDANБогданmPolish, Russian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Romanian, Medieval Slavic
Means "given by God" from the Slavic elements bogu "god" and dan "given".
BOGOMILБогомилmBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of BOGUMIŁ.
BOJANБојанmSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic element boji meaning "battle". This was the name of a 9th-century Bulgarian saint.
BOJANAБојанаfSlovene, Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian
Feminine form of BOJAN.
BORISБорисmBulgarian, Russian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Georgian, German
From the Turkic name Bogoris, perhaps meaning "short" or "wolf" or "snow leopard". It was borne by the 9th-century King Boris I of Bulgaria who converted his country to Christianity, as well as two later Bulgarian emperors. The name was popularized in the Slavic world due to the 11th-century Saint Boris, who was a Russian prince martyred with his brother Gleb. His mother may have been Bulgarian. Another famous bearer was the 16th-century Russian emperor Boris Godunov, later the subject of a play of that name by Aleksandr Pushkin.
BORKOБоркоmCroatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic element borti meaning "fight, battle".
BOZHIDARБожидарmBulgarian, Macedonian, Medieval Slavic
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of BOŽIDAR.
ČEDOMIRЧедомирmSerbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic elements chedo meaning "child" and miru meaning "peace, world".
CHEDOMIRЧедомирmMacedonian, Medieval Slavic
Variant transcription of ČEDOMIR.
DAFINAДафинаfAlbanian, Macedonian
Albanian and Macedonian form of DAPHNE.
DAMJANДамјанmSlovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of DAMIAN.
DAMJANAДамјанаfSlovene, Serbian, Macedonian
Slovene, Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of DAMIAN.
DANA (3)ДанаfBulgarian, Macedonian
Short form of BOGDANA, YORDANA or GORDANA.
DANČOДанчоmMacedonian
Diminutive of DANIEL.
DANICAДаницаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Slovak, Czech, Macedonian, English
From a Slavic word meaning "morning star, Venus". This name occurs in Slavic folklore as a personification of the morning star. It has sometimes been used in the English-speaking world since the 1970s.
DANIELДаниелmEnglish, Hebrew, French, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian, Armenian, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name דָּנִיֵּאל (Daniyyel) meaning "God is my judge", from the roots דִּין (din) meaning "to judge" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". Daniel was a Hebrew prophet whose story is told in the Book of Daniel in the Old Testament. He lived during the Jewish captivity in Babylon, where he served in the court of the king, rising to prominence by interpreting the king's dreams. The book also presents Daniel's four visions of the end of the world.... [more]
DARKOДаркоmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Originally a diminutive of names containing the Slavic element daru meaning "gift".
DAVIDДавидmEnglish, Hebrew, French, Scottish, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Czech, Slovene, Russian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name דָּוִד (Dawid), which was derived from Hebrew דּוֹד (dod) meaning "beloved" or "uncle". David was the second and greatest of the kings of Israel, ruling in the 10th century BC. Several stories about him are told in the Old Testament, including his defeat of Goliath, a giant Philistine. According to the New Testament, Jesus was descended from him.... [more]
DEJANДејанmSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
Possibly derived from the South Slavic word dejati meaning "to act, to do". Otherwise it may be related to Latin deus "god".
DENICAДеницаfBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian form and Macedonian variant of DANICA.
DESPINAДеспинаfGreek, Macedonian
Modern Greek and Macedonian form of DESPOINA.
DIJANAДијанаfCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Southern Slavic form of DIANA.
DIMITARДимитарmBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of DEMETRIUS.
DIMITRIJДимитријmSlovene, Macedonian
Slovene and Macedonian form of DEMETRIUS.
DIVNAДивнаfSerbian, Macedonian
From Serbian диван (divan) or Macedonian дивен (diven) meaning "wonderful".
DOMNIKAДомникаfMacedonian
Macedonian feminine form of DOMINIC.
DONČOДончоmMacedonian
Diminutive of ANDON.
DOROTEJAДоротејаfSlovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of DOROTHEA.
DRAGANДраганmSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Bulgarian
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious".
DRAGANAДраганаfSerbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Feminine form of DRAGAN.
DUŠANДушанmCzech, Serbian, Croatian, Slovak, Slovene, Macedonian
Derived from Slavic dusha meaning "soul, spirit".
DUŠKOДушкоmSerbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Variant of DUŠAN.
DZVEZDAЅвездаfMacedonian
Means "star" in Macedonian.
DZVEZDANЅвезданmMacedonian
Masculine form of DZVEZDA.
DZVONIMIRЅвонимирmMacedonian
Macedonian form of ZVONIMIR.
DZVONKOЅвонкоmMacedonian
Diminutive of DZVONIMIR.
EKATERINAЕкатеринаfBulgarian, Macedonian, Russian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of KATHERINE, and a variant Russian transcription of YEKATERINA.
ELENAЕленаfItalian, Spanish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovak, Lithuanian, Russian, Greek, German, Medieval Slavic
Cognate of HELEN, and a variant transcription of Russian YELENA.
ELISAVETAЕлисаветаfBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of ELIZABETH.
ELISIEЕлисиеmMacedonian
Macedonian form of ELISHA.
EMILЕмилmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Romanian, Bulgarian, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Russian, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Hungarian, Icelandic, English
From the Roman family name Aemilius, which was derived from Latin aemulus meaning "rival".
EMILIJAЕмилијаfLithuanian, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Feminine form of Aemilius (see EMIL).
EVANGELIJAЕвангелијаfMacedonian
Macedonian feminine form of EVANGELOS.
EVDOKIJAЕвдокијаfMacedonian
Macedonian form of EUDOCIA.
EVGENIJЕвгенијmMacedonian
Macedonian form of EUGENE.
EVGENIJAЕвгенијаfMacedonian
Macedonian form of EUGENIA.
FILIMENAФилименаfMacedonian
Macedonian form of PHILOMENA.
FROSINAФросинаfMacedonian
Macedonian form of EUPHROSYNE.
GALENAГаленаfBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian feminine form of Galenos (see GALEN).
GAVRILГаврилmBulgarian, Macedonian, Romanian
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Romanian form of GABRIEL.
GERASIMГерасимmRussian, Macedonian
Russian and Macedonian form of GERASIMOS.
GJORGJIЃорѓиmMacedonian
Macedonian form of GEORGE.
GLIGORГлигорmMacedonian
Macedonian form of GREGORY.
GORANГоранmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian, Bulgarian (Rare)
Means "mountain man", derived from South Slavic gora "mountain". It was popularized by the Croatian poet Ivan Goran Kovačić (1913-1943), who got his middle name because of the mountain town where he was born.
GORDANГорданmSerbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Derived from South Slavic gord meaning "dignified". This name and the feminine form Gordana were popularized by the publication of Croatian author Marija Jurić Zagorka's novel 'Gordana' (1935).
GORDANAГорданаfSerbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Feminine form of GORDAN.
GORGIЃорѓиmMacedonian
Variant transcription of GJORGJI.
GORICAГорицаfMacedonian
Feminine form of GORAN.
GRIGORГригорmWelsh, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Armenian
Welsh, Bulgarian, Macedonian and Armenian form of GREGORY. This is the name of the patron saint of Armenia (known as Saint Gregory the Illuminator in English).
GROZDAГроздаfBulgarian, Macedonian
Feminine form of GROZDAN.
GROZDANГрозданmBulgarian, Macedonian
Derived from Bulgarian or Macedonian грозде (grozde) meaning "grapes".
GROZDANAГрозданаfBulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian
Feminine form of GROZDAN.
HRISTIJANХристијанmMacedonian
Macedonian form of CHRISTIAN.
HRISTINAХристинаfBulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Serbian form of CHRISTINA.
HRISTOХристоmBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian short form of CHRISTOPHER.
HRISTOFORХристофорmBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of CHRISTOPHER.
IGORИгорm & fRussian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Italian, Portuguese
Russian form of Yngvarr (see INGVAR). The Varangians brought it to Russia in the 10th century. It was borne by two grand princes of Kiev. Famous bearers include Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971), a Russian composer whose most famous work is 'The Rite of Spring', and Igor Sikorsky (1889-1972), the Russian-American designer of the first successful helicopter.
ILARIONИларионmBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of HILARION.
ILEИлеmMacedonian
Macedonian diminutive of ILIJA.
ILIJAИлијаmMacedonian, Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian
Macedonian, Serbian and Croatian form of ELIJAH, and a Bulgarian variant transcription of ILIYA.
ILINAИлинаfBulgarian, Macedonian
Feminine form of ILIYA.
ILINKAИлинкаfMacedonian, Serbian, Croatian
Feminine form of ILIJA.
ISAIJAИсаијаmSerbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian form of ISAIAH.
ISIDORИсидорmGerman, Russian, Macedonian
German, Russian and Macedonian form of ISIDORE.
ISIDORAИсидораfSerbian, Macedonian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian (Rare), Italian (Rare), English (Rare), Ancient Greek
Feminine form of ISIDORE. This was the name of a 4th-century Egyptian saint and hermitess.
ISKRAИскраfBulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian, Serbian
From a South Slavic word meaning "spark".
IVA (1)ИваfBulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Means "willow tree" in South Slavic.
IVANИванmRussian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Serbian, Croatian, Czech, Slovak, Macedonian, Slovene, English, Italian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Newer form of the old Slavic name Іѡаннъ (Ioannu), which was derived from Greek Ioannes (see JOHN). This was the name of six Russian rulers, including the 15th-century Ivan III the Great and 16th-century Ivan IV the Terrible, the first tsar of Russia. It was also borne by nine emperors of Bulgaria. Other notable bearers include the Russian author Ivan Turgenev (1818-1883), who wrote 'Fathers and Sons', and the Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov (1849-1936), who is best known for his discovery of the conditioned reflex.
IVANAИванаfCzech, Slovak, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Feminine form of IVAN.
JAGAЈагаfCroatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian diminutive of AGATHA or JAGODA.
JAGODAЈагодаfCroatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Polish
Means "strawberry" in South Slavic, and "berry" in Polish.
JAKOVЈаковmSerbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Serbian, Croatian and Macedonian form of JACOB (or JAMES).
JASMINAЈасминаfCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Croatian, Serbian, Slovene and Macedonian form of JASMINE.
JASNAЈаснаfCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Derived from South Slavic jasno meaning "clear, sharp".
JOAKIMЈоакимmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Serbian, Macedonian
Scandinavian, Macedonian and Serbian form of JOACHIM.
JORDANЈорданm & fEnglish, French, Macedonian
From the name of the river which flows between the countries of Jordan and Israel. The river's name in Hebrew is יַרְדֵן (Yarden), and it is derived from יָרַד (yarad) meaning "descend" or "flow down". In the New Testament John the Baptist baptizes Jesus Christ in its waters, and it was adopted as a personal name in Europe after crusaders brought water back from the river to baptize their children. There may have been some influence from the Germanic name JORDANES, notably borne by a 6th-century Gothic historian.... [more]
JORDANAЈорданаfSpanish, Portuguese, Macedonian, English (Rare)
Feminine form of JORDAN.
JOSIFЈосифmSerbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian form of JOSEPH.
JOVANЈованmSerbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian form of JOHN.
JOVANAЈованаfSerbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of JOHN.
JOVANKAЈованкаfSerbian, Macedonian
Diminutive of JOVANA.
JOVKAЈовкаfMacedonian
Diminutive of JOVANA.
JULIJANAЈулијанаfSlovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of JULIANA.
KALINAКалинаfBulgarian, Macedonian, Polish
Means "viburnum tree" in Bulgarian, Macedonian and Polish.
KATERINAКатеринаfMacedonian, Russian, Bulgarian, Greek, Late Roman
Macedonian form of KATHERINE, a Russian short form of YEKATERINA, a Bulgarian short form of EKATERINA, and a Greek variant of AIKATERINE.
KATINAКатинаfGreek, Macedonian
Greek and Macedonian contracted form of KATERINA. This name had a spike in popularity in America in 1972 when it was used for a newborn baby on the soap opera 'Where the Heart Is'.
KIREКиреmMacedonian
Diminutive of KIRIL.
KIRILКирилmBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of CYRIL.
KIROКироmMacedonian
Diminutive of KIRIL.
KLIMENTКлиментmRussian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of Clemens (see CLEMENT).
KLIMENTINAКлиментинаfMacedonian
Macedonian form of CLEMENTINA.
KOSTADINКостадинmBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian variant of KONSTANTIN.
KRISTIJANКристијанmSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
Serbian, Croatian, Slovene and Macedonian form of CHRISTIAN.
KSENIJAКсенијаfSerbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene
Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian and Slovene form of XENIA.
KUZMANКузманmBulgarian, Serbian, Macedonian
Bulgarian, Serbian and Macedonian form of COSMAS.
LAZARЛазарmRussian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Russian, Bulgarian, Serbian and Macedonian form of LAZARUS.
LIDIJAЛидијаfSlovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of LYDIA.
LILJANAЛилјанаfMacedonian
Macedonian form of LILLIAN.
LJUBAЉубаfSerbian, Croatian, Czech, Slovene, Macedonian
From the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love".
LJUBEЉубеmMacedonian
Diminutive of LJUBOMIR.
LJUBENЉубенmMacedonian
Macedonian form of LYUBEN.
LJUBENAЉубенаfMacedonian
Macedonian feminine form of LYUBEN.
LJUBICAЉубицаfSerbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene
From the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love" combined with a diminutive suffix. It can also come from Serbo-Croatian ljubicica meaning "violet".
LJUBOMIRЉубомирmCroatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of LUBOMÍR.
LJUDMILЉудмилmMacedonian
Macedonian masculine form of LUDMILA.
LJUPCHOЉупчоmMacedonian
Variant transcription of LJUPČO.
LJUPČOЉупчоmMacedonian
Diminutive of LJUBOMIR.
MAKSIMМаксимmRussian, Belarusian, Macedonian, Ukrainian
Russian, Belarusian and Macedonian form of MAXIMUS, as well as a variant transliteration of Ukrainian MAKSYM.
MAREМареfEstonian, Slovene, Macedonian, Croatian
Diminutive of MARIA and other names beginning with Mar.
MARIJANAМаријанаfCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Croatian, Serbian, Slovene and Macedonian form of MARIANA.
MARINМаринmFrench, Romanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
French, Romanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of MARINUS.
MARJAN (2)МарјанmSlovene, Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian
Slovene, Macedonian, Serbian and Croatian form of MARIANUS.
MARTINМартинmEnglish, French, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Russian, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Finnish
From the Roman name Martinus, which was derived from Martis, the genitive case of the name of the Roman god MARS. Saint Martin of Tours was a 4th-century bishop who is the patron saint of France. According to legend, he came across a cold beggar in the middle of winter so he ripped his cloak in two and gave half of it to the beggar. He was a favourite saint during the Middle Ages, and his name has become common throughout the Christian world.... [more]
MATEJМатејmSlovak, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian
Slovak form of MATTHIAS, used to refer to the apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot. Also the Slovene, Croatian and Macedonian form of MATTHEW, used to refer to the evangelist and apostle also known as Levi.
METODIJМетодијmMacedonian
Macedonian form of METHODIUS.
METODIJAМетодијаmMacedonian
Macedonian form of METHODIUS.
MIHAELAМихаелаfRomanian, Slovene, Croatian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Feminine form of MIHAIL or MIHAEL.
MIHAILМихаилmRomanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Greek
Romanian, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of MICHAEL. This is also a variant transcription of the Greek name MICHAIL.
MILAМилаfRussian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Czech, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Originally a diminutive of Slavic names containing the element milu "gracious, dear".
MILANМиланmCzech, Slovak, Russian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian
From the Slavic element milu meaning "gracious, dear", originally a short form of names that began with that element. A city in Italy bears this name, though it originates from a different source.
MILEМилеmCroatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Originally a diminutive of Slavic names containing the element milu "gracious, dear".
MILENAМиленаfBulgarian, Czech, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Polish, Russian, Italian
Feminine form of MILAN. It began to be used in Italy in honour of Milena Vukotić (1847-1923), mother of Helen of Montenegro, the wife of the Italian king Victor Emmanuel III. In Italy it can also be considered a combination of MARIA and ELENA.
MILICAМилицаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
From the Slavic element milu meaning "gracious". It was originally a diminutive of names that began with that element.
MILKA (1)МилкаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Bulgarian
Diminutive of Slavic names containing the element milu "gracious, dear".
MILOŠМилошmCzech, Slovak, Serbian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian
Originally a diminutive of names beginning with the Slavic element milu "gracious, dear". This was the name of a 14th-century Serbian hero who apparently killed the Ottoman sultan Murad I at the Battle of Kosovo.
MIRA (2)МираfBulgarian, Macedonian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Polish
Short form of names containing the Slavic element miru meaning "peace" or "world".
MIRČEМирчеmMacedonian
Derived from the Slavic element miru meaning "peace, world".
MIRCHEМирчеmMacedonian, Medieval Slavic
Variant transcription of MIRČE.
MIRJANAМирјанаfSerbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene
Possibly a form of MIRIAM.
MIRKOМиркоmSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Italian
Originally a diminutive of MIROSLAV and other names containing the element miru "peace, world".
MIROSLAVМирославmCzech, Slovak, Russian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements miru "peace, world" and slava "glory". This was the name of a 10th-century king of Croatia who was deposed by one of his nobles after ruling for four years.
MITKOМиткоmBulgarian, Macedonian
Diminutive of DIMITAR.
MITREМитреmBulgarian, Macedonian
Short form of DIMITAR.
MITRODORAМитродораfMacedonian
Macedonian form of METRODORA.
MLADENМладенmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic word младъ (mladu) meaning "young".
NADA (2)НадаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
Means "hope" in South Slavic.
NADEZHDAНадеждаfRussian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Ukrainian
Means "hope" in Slavic.
NAJDENНајденmMacedonian
Macedonian form of NAYDEN.
NATALIJAНаталијаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
Serbian, Croatian, Slovene and Macedonian form of Natalia (see NATALIE).
NATANAILНатанаилmBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of NATHANAEL.
NATAŠAНаташаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
Serbian, Croatian, Slovene and Macedonian form of NATASHA.
NAUMНаумmRussian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Russian and Bulgarian form of NAHUM.
NEDELKAНеделкаfMacedonian
Macedonian feminine form of NEDELJKO.
NEDELKOНеделкоmMacedonian
Macedonian form of NEDELJKO.
NEOFITНеофитmBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of NEOPHYTOS.
NEVENНевенmCroatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Masculine form of NEVENA.
NEVENAНевенаfBulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian, Serbian
Derived from South Slavic neven meaning "marigold".
NIKIFORНикифорmRussian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Russian, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of NIKEPHOROS.
NIKOLČEНиколчеmMacedonian
Macedonian diminutive of NICHOLAS.
NIKOLCHEНиколчеmMacedonian
Variant transcription of NIKOLČE.
NIKOLINAНиколинаfBulgarian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of NICHOLAS.
OGNENОгненmMacedonian
Macedonian form of OGNYAN.
OGNENAОгненаfMacedonian
Macedonian feminine form of OGNYAN.
OLGICAОлгицаfMacedonian, Serbian
Macedonian and Serbian diminutive of OLGA.
OLIVERОливерmEnglish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Czech, Slovak
From Olivier, a Norman French form of a Germanic name such as ALFHER or an Old Norse name such as Áleifr (see OLAF). The spelling was altered by association with Latin oliva "olive tree". In the Middle Ages the name became well-known in Western Europe because of the French epic 'La Chanson de Roland', in which Olivier was a friend and advisor of the hero Roland.... [more]
OLIVERAОливераfSerbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Feminine form of OLIVER.
PARASKEVAПараскеваfBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of PARASKEVE.
PASKALПаскалmBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of PASCAL.
PAVELПавелmRussian, Czech, Bulgarian, Slovene, Macedonian
Russian, Czech, Bulgarian, Slovene and Macedonian form of PAUL.
PAVLEПавлеmSerbian, Macedonian, Croatian, Georgian
Serbian, Macedonian, Croatian and Georgian form of PAUL.
PAVLINAПавлинаfBulgarian, Macedonian, Greek
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Greek form of PAULINA.
PECEПецеmMacedonian
Macedonian diminutive of PETER.
PEROПероmCroatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Diminutive of PETAR.
PETARПетарmSerbian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of PETER.
PETKOПеткоmBulgarian, Macedonian
Derived from Bulgarian Петък (Petak) or Macedonian Петок (Petok) meaning "Friday". This is a vernacular form of Paraskeve.
PETREПетреmRomanian, Macedonian, Georgian
Romanian, Macedonian and Georgian form of PETER.
RADAРадаfRussian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Derived from the Slavic element rad meaning "happy, willing".
RISTOРистоmFinnish, Macedonian
Finnish and Macedonian short form of CHRISTOPHER.
ROSA (2)РосаfBulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Means "dew" in the South Slavic languages.
ROZA (1)РозаfRussian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Means "rose" in some Slavic languages. It is a cognate of ROSA (1).
RUMENРуменmBulgarian, Macedonian
Means "ruddy, red-cheeked" in Bulgarian and Macedonian.
RUMENAРуменаfBulgarian, Macedonian
Feminine form of RUMEN.
RUZHAРужаfBulgarian, Macedonian
Means "hollyhock" in Bulgarian and Macedonian (referring to flowering plants from the genera Alcea and Althaea).
SAMOILСамоилmMacedonian
Macedonian form of SAMUEL.
SANDRAСандраfItalian, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian
Short form of ALESSANDRA. It was introduced to the English-speaking world by author George Meredith, who used it for the heroine in his novel 'Emilia in England' (1864) and the reissued version 'Sandra Belloni' (1887). A famous bearer is American actress Sandra Bullock (1964-).
SASHKAСашкаfMacedonian, Bulgarian
Macedonian and Bulgarian diminutive of ALEKSANDRA.
SASHOСашоmMacedonian, Bulgarian
Macedonian and Bulgarian diminutive of ALEXANDER.
SERAFIMСерафимmGreek, Russian, Romanian, Macedonian
Greek, Russian, Romanian and Macedonian form of Seraphinus (see SERAPHINA).
SERAFIMAСерафимаfRussian, Macedonian
Russian and Macedonian form of SERAPHINA.
SIMEСимеmMacedonian
Macedonian short form of SIMON (1).
SIMON (1)СимонmEnglish, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Hungarian, Slovene, Romanian, Macedonian, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From Σιμων (Simon), the New Testament Greek form of the Hebrew name שִׁמְעוֹן (Shim'on) which meant "he has heard". This name is spelled Simeon, based on Greek Συμεων, in many translations of the Old Testament, where it is borne by the second son of Jacob. The New Testament spelling may show influence from the otherwise unrelated Greek name SIMON (2).... [more]
SLAVICAСлавицаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
Derived from Slavic slava meaning "glory".
SLAVKOСлавкоmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian, Bulgarian (Rare)
Derived from Slavic slava meaning "glory".
SLOBODANСлободанmSerbian, Macedonian, Croatian
From South Slavic sloboda meaning "freedom".
SNEZHANAСнежанаfRussian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Russian, Bulgarian and Macedonian cognate of SNJEŽANA.
STAMENСтаменmBulgarian, Macedonian
Derived from Bulgarian and Macedonian стамен (stamen) meaning "firm".
STEFANIJAСтефанијаfMacedonian
Macedonian feminine form of STEPHEN.
STOJANСтојанmMacedonian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian and Slovene form of STOYAN.
SVETLANAСветланаfRussian, Slovak, Bulgarian, Serbian, Macedonian
Derived from Slavic svet meaning "light, world". It was popularized by the poem 'Svetlana' (1813) by the Russian poet Vasily Zhukovsky. It is sometimes used as a translation of Photine.
TAMARAТамараfRussian, Ukrainian, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Hungarian, English, Dutch, Spanish, Italian
Russian form of TAMAR. Russian performers such as Tamara Karsavina (1885-1978), Tamara Drasin (1905-1943), Tamara Geva (1907-1997) and Tamara Toumanova (1919-1996) introduced it to the English-speaking world. It was also borne by the Polish cubist painter Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980).
TASEТасеmBulgarian, Macedonian
Diminutive of ATANAS.
TEODORAТеодораfItalian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Romanian, Polish, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Feminine form of Theodoros (see THEODORE).
TEODOSIJAТеодосијаfSerbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian form of THEODOSIA.
TIHOMIRТихомирmCroatian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic elements tikhu "quiet" and miru "peace, world".
TIMOTEJТимотејmSlovene, Macedonian, Slovak
Slovene, Macedonian and Slovak form of TIMOTHY.
TINAТинаfEnglish, Italian, Dutch, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian
Short form of CHRISTINA, MARTINA, and other names ending in tina. In addition to these names, it is also used in Dutch as a diminutive of CATHARINA and in Croatian as a diminutive of KATARINA.
TODORТодорmBulgarian, Serbian, Macedonian
Bulgarian, Serbian and Macedonian form of THEODORE.
TODORKAТодоркаfBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian feminine form of THEODORE.
TOŠEТошеmMacedonian
Variant transcription of TOSHE. This is the usual Romanized spelling of the name of the Macedonian pop star Toše Proeski (1981-2007).
TOSHEТошеmMacedonian
Diminutive of TODOR.
TRAJANТрајанmHistory, Macedonian
From the Roman cognomen Traianus, which is of unknown meaning. The Roman emperor Trajan (full name Marcus Ulpius Traianus) is considered among the most capable men to have led the empire. His military accomplishments include victories over Dacia and Parthia.
TRENAТренаfMacedonian
Short form of TRENDAFILKA.
TRENDAFILKAТрендафилкаfMacedonian
Derived from Macedonian трендафил (trendafil) meaning "eglantine, sweet briar".
VALENTINAВалентинаfItalian, Russian, Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene, Romanian, Spanish, Greek, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1)). A famous bearer was the Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova (1937-), who in 1963 became the first woman to visit space.
VANAВанаfMacedonian
Short form of IVANA or JOVANA.
VANCHOВанчоmMacedonian, Bulgarian (Rare)
Macedonian variant transcription of VANČO, as well as the Bulgarian form.
VANČOВанчоmMacedonian
Macedonian diminutive of IVAN.
VANGELВангелmMacedonian
Macedonian form of EVANGELOS.
VANGELIJAВангелијаfMacedonian
Short form of EVANGELIJA.
VARVARAВарвараfRussian, Greek, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Russian, Greek, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of BARBARA.
VASAВасаfMacedonian
Short form of VASILIJA.
VASILВасилmBulgarian, Macedonian, Georgian, Albanian
Bulgarian, Macedonian, Georgian and Albanian form of BASIL (1).
VASILIJAВасилијаfSerbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of BASIL (1).
VASILKAВасилкаfBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian feminine diminutive of BASIL (1).
VASKAВаскаm & fRussian, Macedonian, Bulgarian
Russian diminutive of VASILIY (masculine) or a Macedonian and Bulgarian diminutive of VASILIJA (feminine).
VASKOВаскоmMacedonian, Bulgarian
Diminutive of VASIL.
VENIJAMINВенијаминmMacedonian
Macedonian form of BENJAMIN.
VERA (1)ВераfRussian, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Hungarian, Romanian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Georgian
Means "faith" in Russian, though it is sometimes associated with the Latin word verus "true". It has been in general use in the English-speaking world since the late 19th century.
VESELINВеселинmBulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Derived from South Slavic vesel meaning "cheerful".