Slavic Names

Jožica

Meaning: He will add Origin: Slovene Croatian Bubbly, Fun, Lover The Giver The Slovene and Croatian name Jožica (pronounced yozjh-iss-ah) is a feminine variant form of Jožefa, from Joseph. Pepca is another Slovene diminutive of  Jožefa. My aunts name is Jožica, so it brings me fond memories. It also reminds me of names such as Csilla, […]

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Maja

Meaning: Bitterness Mother Origin: German Slovene, Croatian Norwegian, Swedish, Danish Greek Fortuitous, Calm, Golden The Cloud Walker Maja is known to be pronounced in many ways, including MAY-ah, MY-ah, Mah-ha and MAH-zjha. It is thought to be a diminutive of two different names, hence the dual meaning and many heritages. Firstly it is short for […]

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Novak

Meaning:NewOrigin:SlovenianCroatianSerbian Broad, Just, Firm The Judge The meaning of the name Novak is “New”. Novak hails from the the Slavic countries of Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia. Originally used to refer to the new person in the village, it is also a surname. A contemporary feminine version is Nova, which also alludes to interstellar themes. A celestial choice […]

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Sisko

Meaning: Sister Frenchman Victorious Protector Origin: Finnish Slovene Croatian Humble, Truthful, Heartfelt The Beautiful Mind Although Sisko is traditionally a Finnish girls name meaning ‘Sister’, it is still remarkably fashionable on a boy. It is also a Slovenian diminutive of Fransisko, from Francis, meaning Frenchman’. Alternatively it is the short form of Croatian Sismundo, from […]

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Vlado

Meaning: Great Ruler Origin: Slavic – Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Slovak, Bulgarian and Macedonian Suave, Inviting, Resolute The Boss Vlado is the short form of Vladimir, meaning ‘Great Ruler’. Vladimir derives from root words: vladeti Rule meru Great Vlado is a fantastic choice for a modern name as it has deep roots and a significant cultural […]

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