Serbian Names

Serbian names are used in the country of Serbia in southeastern Europe.
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ACAАцаmSerbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian diminutive of ALEKSANDAR.
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]
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.
ALJOŠAАљошаmSlovene, Croatian, Serbian
Slovene, Croatian and Serbian form of ALYOSHA.
ANASTASIJAАнастаијаfLatvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian
Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian and Serbian form of ANASTASIA.
ANĐAАнђаfCroatian, Serbian
Diminutive of ANĐELA.
ANĐELAАнђелаfCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of ANGELA.
ANĐELKAАнђелкаfCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of ANGELA.
ANĐELKOАнђелкоmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of ANGEL.
ANDJELAАнђелаfSerbian
Variant transcription of ANĐELA.
ANDREA (2)АндреаfEnglish, German, Spanish, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Dutch, Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of ANDREW. As an English name, it has been used since the 17th century, though it was not common until the 20th century.
ANDREJA (2)АндрејаmSerbian
Serbian form of ANDREW.
ANDRIJAАндријаmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of ANDREW.
ANDRIJANAАндријанаfCroatian, Serbian
Feminine form of ANDRIJA.
ANICAАницаfSlovene, Croatian, Serbian
Slovene, Croatian and Serbian diminutive of ANNA.
ANKAАнкаfPolish, Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian
Diminutive of ANNA.
ANTOАнтоmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTONIJAАнтонијаfCroatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene form of ANTONIA.
ANTONIJEАнтонијеmSerbian
Serbian form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ATANASIJAАтанасијаfSerbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of ATHANASIUS.
ATANASIJEАтанасијеmSerbian
Serbian form of ATHANASIUS.
BILJANAБиљанаfSerbian, Macedonian, Croatian
Meaning uncertain, possibly derived from the South Slavic word биље (bilje) meaning "herb".
BISERKAБисеркаfCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of BISERA.
BLAGOJEБлагојеmSerbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian form of BLAGOY.
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".
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.
BORISLAVБориславmBulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Russian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element borti "battle" combined with slava "glory".
BORISLAVAБориславаfBulgarian, Serbian, Russian
Feminine form of BORISLAV.
BORIVOJБоривојmSerbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian form of BOŘIVOJ.
BORIVOJEБоривојеmSerbian
Serbian form of BOŘIVOJ.
BORKOБоркоmCroatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic element borti meaning "fight, battle".
BOROБороmCroatian, Serbian
Diminutive of BORISLAV or BORIS.
BOŠKOБошкоmSerbian, Croatian, Slovene
Diminutive of BOGDAN or BOŽIDAR.
BOŽAБожаmSerbian
Diminutive of BOŽIDAR.
BOŽENAБоженаfCzech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the Slavic element bozy meaning "divine".
BOŽIDARБожидарmSerbian, Croatian, Slovene
Means "divine gift" from the Slavic elements bozy "divine" and daru "gift".
BOŽIDARKAБожидаркаfSerbian
Feminine form of BOŽIDAR.
BOŽOБожоmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene
Originally a diminutive of BOŽIDAR and other names beginning with the Slavic element bozy meaning "divine".
BRANIMIRБранимирmCroatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Slovene
Derived from the Slavic element borna "protection" combined with miru meaning "peace, world".
BRANIMIRAБранимираfCroatian, Serbian, Bulgarian
Feminine form of BRANIMIR.
BRANISLAVAБраниславаfSerbian, Slovak, Czech, Slovene
Serbian, Slovak, Czech and Slovene feminine form of BRONISŁAW.
BRANKAБранкаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene
Feminine form of BRANKO.
BRANKICAБранкицаfCroatian, Serbian
Feminine diminutive of BRANKO.
BRATISLAVБратиславmSerbian
Derived from the Slavic elements bratu "brother" and slava "glory".
BRATISLAVAБратиславаfSerbian
Feminine form of BRATISLAV. This is the name of the capital city of Slovakia, though it is unrelated.
ČEDOMIRЧедомирmSerbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic elements chedo meaning "child" and miru meaning "peace, world".
CVETAЦветаfSerbian
Serbian form of CVETKA.
CVIJETAЦвијетаfCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of CVETKA.
DAJANAДајанаfSerbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian form of DIANA.
DALIBORДалиборmCzech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dali meaning "distance" and borti meaning "to fight".
DALIBORKAДалиборкаfCroatian, Serbian, Slovene
Feminine form of DALIBOR.
DAMIRДамирmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene
Possibly derived from the Slavic elements dan "given" and miru "peace, world". Otherwise, it might be of Turkic origin.
DAMJANДамјанmSlovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of DAMIAN.
DAMJANAДамјанаfSlovene, Serbian, Macedonian
Slovene, Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of DAMIAN.
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.
DANIJELДанијелmSlovene, Croatian, Serbian
Cognate of DANIEL.
DANIJELAДанијелаfSlovene, Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of DANIEL.
DANKAДанкаfSerbian, Slovak, Polish
Diminutive of DANIJELA, DANIELA or DANUTA.
DANKOДанкоmCroatian, Serbian
Diminutive of GORDAN, DANILO or DANIJEL.
DARIJAДаријаfCroatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene form of DARIA.
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]
DAVORДаворmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene
Possibly from an old Slavic exclamation expressing joy or sorrow.
DAVORKAДаворкаfCroatian, Serbian
Feminine form of DAVOR.
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".
DEJANAДејанаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene
Feminine form of DEJAN.
DIJANAДијанаfCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Southern Slavic form of DIANA.
DIMITRIJEДимитријеmSerbian
Serbian form of DEMETRIUS.
DIVNAДивнаfSerbian, Macedonian
From Serbian диван (divan) or Macedonian дивен (diven) meaning "wonderful".
DJORDJEЂорђеmSerbian
Variant transcription of ĐORĐE.
DJURADJЂурађmSerbian
Variant transcription of ĐURAĐ.
DJURADJAЂурађаfSerbian
Variant transcription of ĐURAĐA.
DJUROЂуроmSerbian
Variant transcription of ĐURO.
DMITARДмитарmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of DEMETRIUS.
DOBROSLAVДоброславmCroatian, Serbian, Czech, Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dobru "good" and slava "glory".
ĐORĐEЂорђеmSerbian
Serbian form of GEORGE.
DOROTEJAДоротејаfSlovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of DOROTHEA.
DRAGAДрагаfSlovene, Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of DRAGO.
DRAGANДраганmSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Bulgarian
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious".
DRAGANAДраганаfSerbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Feminine form of DRAGAN.
DRAGICAДрагицаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious".
DRAGOДрагоmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Bulgarian
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious". It is also a short form of other Slavic names beginning with that element.
DRAGOMIRДрагомирmSerbian, Croatian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious" combined with miru meaning "peace, world".
DRAGOSLAVДрагославmSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dragu meaning "precious" and slava "glory".
DRAGOSLAVAДрагославаfSerbian, Medieval Slavic
Feminine form of DRAGOSLAV.
DRAGUTINДрагутинmSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious".
DRAŠKOДрашкоmSerbian, Croatian
Diminutive of names containing the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious".
DRAŽENДраженmCroatian, Serbian
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious".
DUBRAVKAДубравкаfCroatian, Serbian
Feminine form of DUBRAVKO.
DUBRAVKOДубравкоmCroatian, Serbian
From the old Slavic word dubrava meaning "oak grove".
DUNJAДуњаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene
Serbian, Croatian and Slovene form of DUNYA. This also means "quince" in the South Slavic languages, a quince being a type of fruit.
ĐURAĐЂурађmSerbian, Croatian (Archaic)
Serbian variant of GEORGE.
ĐURAĐAЂурађаfSerbian, Croatian (Archaic)
Serbian feminine form of GEORGE.
ĐUROЂуроmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of GEORGE.
DUŠANДушанmCzech, Serbian, Croatian, Slovak, Slovene, Macedonian
Derived from Slavic dusha meaning "soul, spirit".
DUŠANAДушанаfCzech, Serbian, Croatian, Slovak
Feminine form of DUŠAN.
DUŠANKAДушанаfSerbian, Slovene, Croatian
Feminine form of DUŠAN.
DUŠICAДушицаfSerbian
Feminine diminutive of DUŠAN.
DUŠKOДушкоmSerbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Variant of DUŠAN.
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).
FRANJOФрањоmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of FRANCIS.
GAVRILOГаврилоmSerbian
Serbian form of GABRIEL.
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.
GORANKAГоранкаfCroatian, Serbian
Feminine form of GORAN.
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.
HRISTINAХристинаfBulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Serbian form of CHRISTINA.
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.
ILIJAИлијаmMacedonian, Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian
Macedonian, Serbian and Croatian form of ELIJAH, and a Bulgarian variant transcription of ILIYA.
ILINKAИлинкаfMacedonian, Serbian, Croatian
Feminine form of ILIJA.
ISAIJAИсаијаmSerbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian form of ISAIAH.
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.
IVANKAИванкаfBulgarian, Czech, Slovak, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
Diminutive of IVANA.
IVICAИвицаmCroatian, Serbian
Diminutive of IVAN.
JADRANЈадранmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene form of ADRIAN.
JADRANKAЈадранкаfCroatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene feminine form of ADRIAN.
JADRANKOЈадранкоmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene form of ADRIAN.
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).
JAKŠAЈакшаmCroatian, Serbian
Diminutive of JAKOV.
JANA (2)ЈанаfCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian variant of ANA.
JANJAЈањаfCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of AGNES. It also may be inspired by Serbo-Croatian janje meaning "lamb".
JANKOЈанкоmSlovene, Croatian, Serbian, Slovak
Diminutive of JANEZ or JÁN.
JASMINAЈасминаfCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Croatian, Serbian, Slovene and Macedonian form of JASMINE.
JASNAЈаснаfCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Derived from South Slavic jasno meaning "clear, sharp".
JAVORЈаворmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene
Means "maple tree" in South Slavic.
JEFIMIJAЈефимијаfSerbian
Serbian form of EUPHEMIA. This name was adopted by a 14th-century Serbian poet (born Jelena Mrnjavčević).
JELAЈелаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovak
Short form of JELENA or JELISAVETA. It also means "fir tree" in Serbian and Croatian.
JELENAЈеленаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian
Form of YELENA. In Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia it is also associated with the South Slavic words jelen meaning "deer, stag" and jela meaning "fir tree".
JELICAЈелицаfSerbian, Croatian
Diminutive of JELA.
JELISAVETAЈелисаветаfSerbian
Serbian form of ELIZABETH.
JELKAЈелкаfSlovene, Croatian, Serbian
Diminutive of JELENA. It also means "fir tree" in Slovene.
JEVREMЈевремmSerbian
Serbian form of EPHRAIM.
JOAKIMЈоакимmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Serbian, Macedonian
Scandinavian, Macedonian and Serbian form of JOACHIM.
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.
JULIJANAЈулијанаfSlovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of JULIANA.
KORNELIJAКорнелијаfCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of CORNELIA.
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.
LANAЛанаfEnglish, Russian, Croatian, Serbian
Short form of ALANA (English) or SVETLANA (Russian). In the English-speaking world, it was popularized by actress Lana Turner (1921-1995).
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.
LJERKAЉеркаfCroatian, Serbian, Slovene
Derived from South Slavic lijer meaning "lily".
LJILJAЉиљаfSerbian
Short form of LJILJANA.
LJILJANAЉиљанаfSerbian, Croatian
Derived from South Slavic ljiljan meaning "lily".
LJUBAЉубаfSerbian, Croatian, Czech, Slovene, Macedonian
From the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love".
LJUBANЉубанmSerbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian 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".
LJUBOЉубоmCroatian, Serbian
Diminutive of LJUBOMIR.
LJUBOMIRЉубомирmCroatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of LUBOMÍR.
MALINA (2)МалинаfBulgarian, Serbian, Polish
Means "raspberry" in several Slavic languages.
MANDAМандаfCroatian, Serbian
Diminutive of MAGDALENA.
MARA (2)МараfHungarian, Croatian, Serbian
Hungarian variant of MÁRIA, and a Croatian and Serbian variant of MARIJA.
MARICAМарицаfCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Hungarian
Diminutive of MARIJA (Croatian, Serbian and Slovene) or MÁRIA (Hungarian).
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.
MARINKOМаринкоmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian diminutive of MARIN.
MARJAN (2)МарјанmSlovene, Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian
Slovene, Macedonian, Serbian and Croatian form of MARIANUS.
MATEJA (2)МатејаmSerbian
Serbian variant of MATIJA.
MATIJAМатијаm & fSlovene, Croatian, Serbian
Slovene, Croatian and Serbian form of MATTHIAS, used to refer to the apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot. It is occasionally used as a feminine name.
MIHAILOМихаилоmSerbian
Serbian form of MICHAEL.
MIHAJLOМихајлоmSerbian
Serbian form of MICHAEL.
MIJOМијоmCroatian, Serbian
Diminutive of MILAN or MIHOVIL.
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.
MILANAМиланаfSerbian, Croatian, Russian, Czech
Feminine form of MILAN.
MILANKAМиланкаfSerbian, Croatian
Feminine form of MILAN.
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.
MILENKOМиленкоmSerbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian diminutive of MILAN.
MILICAМилицаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
From the Slavic element milu meaning "gracious". It was originally a diminutive of names that began with that element.
MILIVOJМиливојmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements milu "gracious" and voji "soldier".
MILJANAМиљанаfSerbian
Feminine form of MILAN.
MILKA (1)МилкаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Bulgarian
Diminutive of Slavic names containing the element milu "gracious, dear".
MILOJEМилојеmSerbian
From the Slavic element milu meaning "gracious, dear", originally a diminutive of names that began with that element.
MILOJICAМилојицаmSerbian
Diminutive of MILOJE.
MILORADМилорадmSerbian, Croatian
Derived from the Slavic elements milu "gracious, dear" and rad "happy, willing".
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.
MILOVANМилованmSerbian
From Serbian миловати (milovati) meaning "to caress".
MIODRAGМиодрагmSerbian, Croatian
Derived from the element mio, a Serbo-Croatian form of the Slavic element milu meaning "dear", combined with dragu meaning "precious".
MIRA (2)МираfBulgarian, Macedonian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Polish
Short form of names containing the Slavic element miru meaning "peace" or "world".
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".
MIRNAМирнаfCroatian, Serbian
Means "peaceful" in Serbian and Croatian.
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.
MIŠAМишаm & fSerbian, Slovene
Serbian diminutive of MIHAILO, MIROSLAV and other names beginning with a similar sound. In Slovenia it is typically feminine.
MIŠKOМишкоmSerbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian diminutive of MIHAILO, MIHAEL, MIROSLAV and other names beginning with a similar sound.
MLADENМладенmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic word младъ (mladu) meaning "young".
MLADENKAМладенкаfCroatian, Serbian
Feminine form of MLADEN.
NADA (2)НадаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
Means "hope" in South Slavic.
NADEŽDAНадеждаfSlovak, Serbian, Latvian
Slovak, Serbian and Latvian form of NADEZHDA.
NADICAНадицаfCroatian, Serbian
Diminutive of NADA (2).
NATALIJAНаталијаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
Serbian, Croatian, Slovene and Macedonian form of Natalia (see NATALIE).
NATAŠAНаташаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
Serbian, Croatian, Slovene and Macedonian form of NATASHA.
NEBOJŠAНебојшаmSerbian, Croatian
Means "fearless" in Serbian and Croatian.
NEDA (1)НедаfCroatian, Serbian, Bulgarian
Short form of NEDELJKA.
NEDELJKAНедељкаfCroatian, Serbian
Feminine form of NEDELJKO.
NEDELJKOНедељкоmCroatian, Serbian
Derived from Croatian nedjelja and Serbian недеља (nedelja) meaning "Sunday".
NEMANJAНемањаmSerbian
Possibly from Slavic ne maniti meaning "not deceiving, not luring, not attracting". Another theory states that it means "without possessions", derived from Serbo-Croatian nemati meaning "have not". This was the name of a 12th-century Serbian king, and the name of the dynasty he began.
NENADНенадmSerbian, Croatian
Means "unexpected" in Serbian and Croatian. In the Serbian folk song 'Predrag and Nenad' this is the name of Predrag's brother.
NENOНеноmSerbian, Croatian
Diminutive of NENAD.
NEVENНевенmCroatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Masculine form of NEVENA.
NEVENAНевенаfBulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian, Serbian
Derived from South Slavic neven meaning "marigold".
NEVENKAНевенкаfCroatian, Serbian, Slovene
Variant of NEVENA.
NIKICAНикицаmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian diminutive of NIKOLA (1).
NIKOLINAНиколинаfBulgarian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of NICHOLAS.
NINA (1)НинаfRussian, Italian, English, German, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Dutch, Polish, Slovene, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian
Short form of names that end in nina, such as ANTONINA or GIANNINA. It was imported to Western Europe from Russia and Italy in the 19th century. This name also nearly coincides with the Spanish word niña meaning "little girl".
NINOSLAVНинославmSerbian, Croatian, Medieval Slavic
From a Slavic element, possibly nyni "now", combined with slava "glory".
NOVAKНовакmSerbian
From Serbian нов (nov) meaning "new".
OBRADОбрадmSerbian
Possibly derived from Serbian obradovati "to make happy".
OGNJANОгњанmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian variant form of OGNYAN.
OGNJENОгњенmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of OGNYAN.
OLGAОлгаfRussian, Ukrainian, Polish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Latvian, Hungarian, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Czech, Slovene, Serbian, Bulgarian, Greek
Russian form of HELGA. The Varangians brought it from Scandinavia to Russia. The 10th-century Saint Olga was the wife of Igor I, grand prince of Kievan Rus (a state based around the city of Kiev). Following his death she ruled as regent for her son for 18 years. After she was baptized in Constantinople she attempted to convert her subjects to Christianity.
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.
OLJAОљаfSerbian
Serbian diminutive of OLGA.
PAVLEПавлеmSerbian, Macedonian, Croatian, Georgian
Serbian, Macedonian, Croatian and Georgian form of PAUL.
PEĐAПеђаmSerbian
Diminutive of PREDRAG.
PEDJAПеђаmSerbian
Variant transcription of PEĐA.
PEJOПејоmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian diminutive of PETAR.
PERICAПерицаmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian diminutive of PETAR.
PEROПероmCroatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Diminutive of PETAR.
PETARПетарmSerbian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of PETER.
PLAMENПламенmBulgarian, Serbian
Derived from South Slavic plamen meaning "flame, fire".
PREDRAGПредрагmSerbian, Croatian
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious" combined with a superlative prefix.
RADAРадаfRussian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Derived from the Slavic element rad meaning "happy, willing".
RADEРадеmSerbian, Croatian
Originally a diminutive of MILORAD and other Slavic names containing the element rad meaning "happy, willing".
RADMILAРадмилаfSerbian, Croatian, Czech
Serbian, Croatian and Czech feminine form of RADOMIL.
RADMILOРадмилоmSerbian
Serbian form of RADOMIL.
RADOMIRРадомирmSerbian, Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element rad "happy, willing" combined with meru "great, famous" or miru "peace, world".
RADOMIRAРадомираfSerbian
Feminine form of RADOMIR.
RADOVANРадованmSlovak, Czech, Serbian, Croatian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element rad "happy, willing" combined with another element of unknown meaning.
RAHELAРахелаfRomanian, Croatian, Serbian
Romanian, Croatian and Serbian form of RACHEL.
RANKOРанкоmSerbian, Croatian
Derived from the Slavic word ранъ (ranu) meaning "early".
RATKOРаткоmCroatian, Serbian
Diminutive of names beginning with the Slavic element rati meaning "war, battle".
RATOMIRРатомирmSerbian
Serbian form of RATIMIR.
ROSA (2)РосаfBulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Means "dew" in the South Slavic languages.
RUŽAРужаfCroatian, Serbian
Means "rose" in Croatian and Serbian. It is a cognate of ROSA (1).
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-).
SANJAСањаfCroatian, Serbian
Derived from Croatian and Serbian sanjati meaning "dream".
SAŠAСашаm & fCroatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene diminutive of ALEKSANDER or ALEKSANDRA.
SAVAСаваmSerbian, Bulgarian
Serbian and Bulgarian form of SABAS.
SENKAСенкаfSerbian, Croatian
Means "shadow" in Serbian and Croatian.
SIMEONСимеонmBiblical, Bulgarian, Serbian
From Συμεων (Symeon), the Old Testament Greek form of the Hebrew name Shim'on (see SIMON (1)). In the Old Testament this is the name of the second son of Jacob and Leah and the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. In the New Testament the Greek rendering Σιμων (Simon) is more common, though Συμεων occurs belonging to a man who blessed the newborn Jesus. He is recognized as a saint in most Christian traditions.... [more]
SIMOСимоmFinnish, Serbian
Finnish and Serbian form of SIMON (1).
SINIŠAСинишаmCroatian, Serbian
Derived from Serbo-Croatian sin meaning "son".
SLAĐANAСлађанаfSerbian, Croatian
Derived from Serbian and Croatian sladak meaning "sweet".
SLADJANAСлађанаfSerbian
Variant transcription of SLAĐANA.
SLAVENСлавенmCroatian, Serbian
Derived from Slavic slava meaning "glory".
SLAVICAСлавицаfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
Derived from Slavic slava meaning "glory".
SLAVKAСлавкаfSlovene, Serbian, Croatian
Feminine form of SLAVKO.
SLAVKOСлавкоmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian, Bulgarian (Rare)
Derived from Slavic slava meaning "glory".