Gender Masculine & Feminine
Scripts Љуба(Serbian, Macedonian)
Pronounced Pron. LYOO-ba(Serbian, Croatian)
LYOO-ba(Czech)
  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love", or a short form of names beginning with this element. It is typically masculine in Serbia and feminine elsewhere.

Related Names

VariantLjubo(Serbian)
DiminutivesLjubiša(Serbian) Ljubica(Croatian) Ljubica(Slovene) Ljubica(Macedonian)
Feminine FormsLjubica, Ljubinka(Serbian)
Masculine FormsLjuban(Croatian) Ljuben(Macedonian)
Other Languages & CulturesLiubou(Belarusian) Lubomir, Lubov, Lyubomir, Lyubov(Bulgarian) Ļubova(Latvian) Lubomierz(Polish) Lioubov, Liubov, Lubov, Lyubov, Liouba, Luba, Lyuba, Lyubochka(Russian) Ľuba, Ľubomír, Ľubica, Ľuboš(Slovak) Liubov, Lubov, Lyubov, Luba, Lyuba, Lyubochka(Ukrainian)

Name Days

Croatia: July 18
Czechia: February 16

Categories


Entry updated April 25, 2021