Serbo-Croatian Submitted Names
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ABASA f Bosnian
Bosnian female form of Abbas
. It is also the name of the 80th sura of the Qur'an.
ADEODAT m Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak and Ukrainian form of Adeodatus
ADIAN m Bosnian
Possibly of Arabic descent, meaning '‘religious, devout’'.
AFRODITA f Basque, Albanian, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Galician, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Ukrainian
Cognate of Aphrodite
ALKA f Croatian
Derived from the Greek element αλκη (alke)
meaning "strength, force". A famous bearer is Croatian singer Alka Vuica (1961-).
ALMIN m Bosnian
Derived from Arabic الْأَمِين (al-ʾamīn)
meaning "the trustworthy".
AMRA f Bosnian
Derived from Arabic عَمَرَ (ʿamara)
meaning "to live long, to be long-lived".
ARANĐEL m Serbian
This name is Christian in origin. It is derived from Serbo-Croatian arhanđel
"archangel", which is ultimately derived from Greek archangelos
ARDIAN m Albanian, Bosnian
Ardian is a personal name deriving from the name of an Illyrian tribe of Ardiaei, whose original homeland was the valley of the Neretva river, in present day Bosnia and Herzegovina. However, the name is mainly present among modern Albanians, as they consider themselves to be the direct descendants of ancient Illyrians... [more]
ARIAN m English, Croatian
Variation of Aryan
, or from the English word referring to "someone whose star sign is Aries
". Arian Foster (born 1986) is an American football player for the Houston Texans.
ATENA f Catalan (Rare), Croatian (Rare), Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovene, Serbian
Catalan, Croatian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Romanian form of Athena
AZEMINA f Bosnian, Turkish
It probably has its origins from the Arabic language. Az coming from the word عز meaning strength or might and amin coming from the word أمين meaning trustworthy.
AZUR m Bosnian
Bosnian male form of Azure
. Number 96 in top 100 in 2012 for Bosnia and Herzegovina.
BASARABA f & m Vlach
Derived from Basaraba
, which is the Vlach name for the historical region of Bessarabia. It is said to be the native land of the Vlach people.
BELIMIR m Croatian
The first element of this name is derived from Proto-Slavic bělъ
"white, pale". Also see Běla
, which is of the same etymology. The second element is derived from Slavic mir
BELMONDO m Croatian (Rare)
Means "beautiful world", from Italian bel
"beautiful, pleasant" and mondo
"world". It is used as a surname in Italy.
BERIVOJ m Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the Slavic elements birati
"to take, to gather" (in an inflected form) and voi
BODIN m Serbian (Rare)
Serbian king Constantine Bodin (Serbian and Bulgarian: Константин Бодин; fl. 1072–1108) was a ruler of Duklja, the second, although titular, King of Duklja and Dalmatia from 1081 to 1101, succeeding his father, King Michael... [more]
BOGOJA m Macedonian, Serbian
The name is used in the Balkan countries Macedonia and Serbia. It is from the eastern orthodox church, from the South Slavic language. Dates back since 1926.
BONIFACIJA f Slovene, Croatian (Rare), Lithuanian (Rare)
Slovenian and Lithuanian feminine form of Boniface
. In Lithuanian history, this name was borne by Elžbieta Bonifacija (born and died 1399), the short-lived daughter of Jadwiga I, Queen of Poland and Vladislavas Jogaila, Grand Duke of Lithuania (later Władysław II Jagiełło, King of Poland); the princess was named for her godfather Pope Boniface IX.
BORIMIR m Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Slavic bor
"battle" combined with Slavic mir
"peace". A known bearer of this name is Borimir Perković (b. 1967), a former Croatian soccer player.
BORIŠA f & m Vlach
Means "fighter", from Vlach boriti
meaning "to fight".
BOSILJKA f Croatian, Serbian
Derived from bosiljak
, Croatian and Serbian name for the herb "basil" (Ocimum basilicum
), ultimately from Greek basileus
BOŽIMIR m Croatian, Serbian
Means "divine peace", derived from Slavic bozy
"divine" combined with Slavic mir
BOŽUR m Serbian (Rare)
Flower name meaning "peony", or more specifically, Paeonia peregrina flower from the peony family. The flower has a symbolic meaning, as it, according to the legend, sprung from the blood of fallen Serbian heroes during the Battle of Kosovo (1389).
BRACO m Croatian, Serbian
Taken from the nickname, which originated as a pet form of the word brat
BRATIMIR m Croatian, Serbian
There are two possible explanations for the etymology of the first element of this name. The first explanation is that it is derived from Slavic brati
"reap, gather", which would make the whole name an older form of Berimir
BUDIMIR m Croatian, Serbian
The first element of this name is derived from (Serbo-)Croatian buditi
"to awaken, to (a)rouse". The second element is derived from Slavic mir
"peace" or "world". In other words, this name is the Croatian and Serbian cognate of the Polish name Budzimir
ČASTIMIR m Croatian (Rare)
Derived from Croatian čast
"honour" (which is ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic čьstь
"honour") combined with mir
ČEDOMIL m Croatian
Derived from the Slavic elements chedo
meaning "child" and milu
meaning "gracious, dear".
ČUČIMIR m Serbian (Archaic), History, Medieval Serbian
Medieval Serbian name of which the first element is of uncertain origin. It may possibly have been derived from Slavic chucha
, which may signify something small. An other possibility may be Slavic chuzh
"foreign, alien, strange" - compare modern Russian chuzhoy
, Polish cudzy
and Slovak cudzí
, all of which mean "foreign, alien, strange"... [more]
ČUDOMIR m Croatian (Archaic)
Derived from Serbo-Croatian čudo
"miracle, wonder" combined with Slavic mir
"peace". As such, the name roughly means "miracle of peace" or "peace is a miracle". In some instances, this name is mistaken for a variant form of Čedomir
and even Godemir