The Most Common Surnames in Croatia's History!

Croatia is a country that is known for its diverse culture and history. One aspect of Croatian culture that is particularly fascinating is the surnames that are common among the people. In this article, we will explore the origin and meaning of some of the most common Croatian surnames and their significance to the people of Croatia.

Ranking Last Name Incidence Letters
1 Knežević 8819 8
2 Horvat 8503 6
3 Kovačević 7936 9
4 Pavlović 7305 8
5 Blažević 7216 8
6 Božić 6855 5
7 Lovrić 6712 6
8 Babić 5449 5
9 Marković 5358 8
10 Bošnjak 5258 7
11 Grgić 5235 5
12 Brkić 5163 5
13 Filipović 5044 9
14 Vidović 4899 7
15 Tomić 4655 5
16 Jukić 4590 5
17 Novak 4505 5
18 Martinović 4497 10
19 Petrović 4424 8
20 Mandić 4341 6
21 šimunović 4315 9
22 Nikolić 4196 7
23 Jurković 4088 8
24 Barišić 4070 7
25 Lončar 4069 6
26 živković 3943 8
27 šimić 3902 5
28 Jurić 3887 5
29 Rukavina 3884 8
30 Perković 3769 8
31 Lukić 3687 5
32 Matijević 3635 9
33 Novosel 3625 7
34 Klarić 3617 6
35 Matković 3598 8
36 Pavić 3593 5
37 Bašić 3540 5
38 Antunović 3486 9
39 Marušić 3480 7
40 ćosić 3437 5
41 Kovač 3404 5
42 Matić 3388 5
43 Miletić 3229 7
44 Posavec 3211 7
45 Kralj 3204 5
46 Vuković 3187 7
47 Varga 3178 5
48 Marjanović 3164 10
49 Popović 3146 7
50 Cindrić 3121 7
51 Grubišić 3055 8
52 Jakovljević 3040 11
53 Dujmović 3019 8
54 Novaković 3007 9
55 Jurišić 2982 7
56 Brajković 2975 9
57 Perić 2918 5
58 Galić 2908 5
59 Bilić 2877 5
60 Ivanković 2873 9
61 šimunić 2854 7
62 Jozić 2843 5
63 Crnković 2804 8
64 Marić 2759 5
65 Janković 2755 8
66 Burić 2744 5
67 Vrdoljak 2731 8
68 Kolarić 2725 7
69 Mitrović 2720 8
70 Mikulić 2709 7
71 Radić 2706 5
72 Lučić 2691 5
73 Vukelić 2661 7
74 Jovanović 2620 9
75 Grgurić 2610 7
76 Jurčević 2603 8
77 Vidaković 2571 9
78 Petković 2544 8
79 Ružić 2543 5
80 Herceg 2541 6
81 Abramović 2539 9
82 šarić 2531 5
83 Pavlić 2498 6
84 Stanić 2468 6
85 Butković 2462 8
86 Cvitković 2459 9
87 Katić 2457 5
88 Krznarić 2432 8
89 Josipović 2428 9
90 Ivanović 2422 8
91 Golubić 2405 7
92 Jelić 2397 5
93 Sever 2392 5
94 Krizmanić 2384 9
95 štimac 2370 6
96 Mihaljević 2364 10
97 Jerković 2354 8
98 Tadić 2338 5
99 Radošević 2323 9
100 Valentić 2238 8
101 Bogdanović 2231 10
102 Jakšić 2214 6
103 Ivanišević 2213 10
104 Kolar 2213 5
105 Ljubić 2207 6
106 Barić 2204 5
107 Pintarić 2202 8
108 Milošević 2201 9
109 Ivković 2184 7
110 Mlinarić 2175 8
111 Erceg 2161 5
112 Poljak 2150 6
113 Andrić 2138 6
114 Pejić 2133 5
115 Vlahović 2130 8
116 špoljarić 2102 9
117 Petrić 2097 6
118 Turkalj 2094 7
119 Tomašić 2082 7
120 Jurjević 2081 8
121 Pavelić 2079 7
122 Dukić 2078 5
123 Gregurić 2076 8
124 Starčević 2069 9
125 Mijatović 2053 9
126 Glavaš 2048 6
127 Stipić 2045 6
128 Cvetković 2037 9
129 Sekulić 2030 7
130 Ilić 1999 4
131 Samardžić 1981 9
132 Duvnjak 1955 7
133 Budimir 1945 7
134 Damjanović 1944 10
135 Vlašić 1938 6
136 Bartulović 1932 10
137 Stojanović 1926 10
138 Puškarić 1918 8
139 Horvatić 1879 8
140 Sertić 1871 6
141 Bošković 1868 8
142 Delić 1852 5
143 Majstorović 1844 11
144 Kordić 1840 6
145 Bogdan 1837 6
146 Tomašević 1835 9
147 Kraljević 1826 9
148 Rendulić 1822 8
149 Vojnović 1821 8
150 Zorić 1819 5
151 Matanović 1813 9
152 Ostojić 1800 7
153 Rajković 1800 8
154 Sabljak 1791 7
155 Brčić 1784 5
156 Meštrović 1769 9
157 Kujundžić 1765 9
158 Knezović 1757 8
159 Antolović 1756 9
160 Pavković 1756 8
161 Mišković 1749 8
162 Pranjić 1741 7
163 Medved 1739 6
164 Kos 1738 3
165 Barbarić 1735 8
166 Marinović 1731 9
167 Vinković 1728 8
168 Stanković 1721 9
169 Kozina 1719 6
170 Benković 1715 8
171 Matijašević 1712 11
172 Matošević 1710 9
173 Mustapić 1708 8
174 Turković 1697 8
175 Golub 1687 5
176 Bogović 1681 7
177 Karlović 1673 8
178 Franjić 1670 7
179 Gudelj 1668 6
180 Hrženjak 1666 8
181 Kurtović 1663 8
182 Martić 1662 6
183 Balić 1649 5
184 Savić 1643 5
185 Orešković 1640 9
186 Butorac 1639 7
187 Zadravec 1638 8
188 Stjepanović 1636 11
189 Salopek 1631 7
190 Cvitanović 1623 10
191 Papić 1611 5
192 Hodak 1609 5
193 Boban 1605 5
194 Samardžija 1596 10
195 Luketić 1578 7
196 Buljan 1575 6
197 Majić 1575 5
198 Topić 1573 5
199 Bušić 1560 5
200 Kraljić 1556 7
201 Bajić 1554 5
202 Magdić 1553 6
203 Marinković 1548 10
204 Borić 1539 5
205 Brozović 1538 8
206 Matešić 1537 7
207 čuljak 1537 6
208 Kožul 1536 5
209 Vukušić 1532 7
210 ćurković 1520 8
211 Mirković 1518 8
212 Franić 1515 6
213 Terzić 1505 6
214 Marasović 1498 9
215 Kardum 1497 6
216 Nekić 1493 5
217 Kuzmić 1491 6
218 Gašparić 1488 8
219 Kolić 1485 5
220 Primorac 1473 8
221 Gašpar 1467 6
222 Bartolić 1464 8
223 Krpan 1456 5
224 škvorc 1449 6
225 Gašparović 1449 10
226 Antić 1447 5
227 Radoš 1447 5
228 Vukić 1440 5
229 Turk 1428 4
230 Rogić 1428 5
231 Maras 1428 5
232 Sabolić 1427 7
233 Bešlić 1422 6
234 Božičević 1421 9
235 Benić 1418 5
236 Vuletić 1418 7
237 Slunjski 1418 8
238 Domazet 1409 7
239 Mišić 1406 5
240 Lucić 1380 5
241 Vincek 1377 6
242 Vugrinec 1376 8
243 Vrban 1376 5
244 Obradović 1372 9
245 Uzelac 1371 6
246 Koprivnjak 1362 10
247 Galović 1362 7
248 Požgaj 1361 6
249 Kocijan 1361 7
250 Grabovac 1359 8
251 Zovko 1354 5
252 Bulić 1352 5
253 Puljić 1351 6
254 Vrbanić 1350 7
255 Krznar 1349 6
256 Biondić 1347 7
257 šikić 1346 5
258 Dodig 1346 5
259 Hanžek 1343 6
260 Bralić 1339 6
261 Lovreković 1337 10
262 špehar 1336 6
263 žagar 1330 5
264 ćurić 1327 5
265 Modrić 1327 6
266 špoljar 1326 7
267 Pintar 1326 6
268 Grubić 1322 6
269 Vukoja 1322 6
270 Grbić 1320 5
271 Cvetko 1318 6
272 Milanović 1317 9
273 Došen 1310 5
274 Begović 1307 7
275 štefanac 1304 8
276 Ratković 1304 8
277 Grahovac 1304 8
278 Kruljac 1304 7
279 Batinić 1300 7
280 Rakić 1300 5
281 Simić 1300 5
282 Pavletić 1298 8
283 Kranjec 1294 7
284 Anušić 1293 6
285 Bunčić 1291 6
286 Kramarić 1291 8
287 Katalinić 1288 9
288 Ivić 1288 4
289 Dragojević 1287 10
290 Farkaš 1285 6
291 Draženović 1282 10
292 župan 1281 5
293 šestan 1278 6
294 Medić 1272 5
295 Leskovar 1272 8
296 Bukovac 1267 7
297 Rašić 1266 5
298 Komljenović 1261 11
299 Vukasović 1261 9
300 Vidić 1256 5
301 Mrkonjić 1254 8
302 Barbir 1254 6
303 Novoselec 1253 9
304 Ban 1251 3
305 Begić 1249 5
306 ćorić 1248 5
307 Kljajić 1248 7
308 Mamić 1245 5
309 Ravlić 1242 6
310 Raguž 1237 5
311 Sedlar 1232 6
312 Manojlović 1232 10
313 Milković 1230 8
314 Dujić 1228 5
315 Jakić 1228 5
316 Maretić 1226 7
317 Tomljenović 1225 11
318 Rešetar 1223 7
319 Miličević 1221 9
320 Knez 1218 4
321 Jović 1215 5
322 Mesarić 1214 7
323 Vujnović 1208 8
324 Dražić 1207 6
325 Antolić 1205 7
326 Tkalec 1204 6
327 Radman 1202 6
328 Nikšić 1200 6
329 Stipetić 1199 8
330 Anić 1198 4
331 Huzjak 1197 6
332 Stipanović 1196 10
333 Miškulin 1196 8
334 Sabo 1195 4
335 Dadić 1193 5
336 Bijelić 1192 7
337 Juras 1186 5
338 Marinić 1186 7
339 Drašković 1184 9
340 Brekalo 1184 7
341 Radović 1181 7
342 Kosanović 1180 9
343 Belošević 1179 9
344 Tomas 1175 5
345 Banović 1175 7
346 Banić 1174 5
347 Bojić 1172 5
348 Rajić 1170 5
349 Košutić 1170 7
350 Marijanović 1170 11
351 Mihalić 1167 7
352 Tomljanović 1164 11
353 Ivošević 1161 8
354 Barešić 1161 7
355 Markulin 1160 8
356 Bubalo 1158 6
357 Dundović 1158 8
358 Blašković 1158 9
359 Radulović 1157 9
360 Vojvodić 1154 8
361 Vučić 1152 5
362 Brdar 1152 5
363 Vrabec 1150 6
364 Ribić 1145 5
365 šoštarić 1142 8
366 Petek 1140 5
367 škorić 1140 6
368 Pleša 1139 5
369 Mijić 1137 5
370 Rožić 1136 5
371 Lazić 1136 5
372 Romić 1132 5
373 Lipovac 1131 7
374 Bartolović 1127 10
375 Juretić 1124 7
376 Grbavac 1124 7
377 Lalić 1123 5
378 Tolić 1121 5
379 Tomac 1121 5
380 Ivezić 1120 6
381 Roguljić 1120 8
382 Baković 1118 7
383 Kuhar 1117 5
384 Gavran 1116 6
385 Zubak 1114 5
386 Tušek 1112 5
387 Rončević 1112 8
388 Margetić 1109 8
389 Pribanić 1103 8
390 Ramljak 1102 7
391 Katušić 1101 7
392 Bekavac 1099 7
393 Puljiz 1095 6
394 čačić 1091 5
395 Blažeković 1090 10
396 Vodopija 1088 8
397 Kristić 1087 7
398 žeželj 1082 6
399 Jakopović 1081 9
400 Husnjak 1080 7
401 Zelić 1076 5
402 Rebić 1076 5
403 Vasiljević 1074 10
404 Bilandžija 1074 10
405 Prpić 1071 5
406 Domitrović 1068 10
407 Milić 1067 5
408 Katavić 1065 7
409 Olujić 1063 6
410 Buljubašić 1061 10
411 Biškup 1061 6
412 Vranješ 1060 7
413 Kolak 1060 5
414 Matas 1060 5
415 Aleksić 1059 7
416 Molnar 1055 6
417 Lacković 1055 8
418 čović 1053 5
419 Bistrović 1050 9
420 Grgurević 1050 9
421 županić 1048 7
422 Krmpotić 1046 8
423 Mesić 1046 5
424 Sabljić 1045 7
425 Augustinović 1044 12
426 Mikić 1044 5
427 Lukšić 1043 6
428 Glasnović 1042 9
429 Uremović 1038 8
430 Arambašić 1036 9
431 Car 1034 3
432 Koren 1034 5
433 Dedić 1032 5
434 Krsnik 1032 6
435 Tokić 1032 5
436 Todorović 1032 9
437 Markić 1030 6
438 Smiljanić 1029 9
439 Borovac 1029 7
440 Križanec 1029 8
441 Bezjak 1029 6
442 štajduhar 1026 9
443 Bakić 1023 5
444 Kukec 1019 5
445 Nakić 1015 5
446 Levak 1008 5
447 Bošnjaković 1006 11
448 Vranić 1002 6
449 Bogdanić 1002 8
450 Bagarić 1001 7
451 Križan 1001 6
452 Zajec 1001 5
453 Vukšić 1000 6
454 šunjić 996 6
455 Carević 995 7
456 Soldo 994 5
457 Draganić 991 8
458 Jokić 990 5
459 Botica 989 6
460 Samaržija 988 9
461 Topalović 988 9
462 Krolo 987 5
463 Nikić 986 5
464 Skender 985 7
465 Blagojević 985 10
466 Stanišić 985 8
467 šestak 984 6
468 Franković 983 9
469 Bojanić 977 7
470 Zečević 976 7
471 Budić 975 5
472 Lazar 972 5
473 Zubović 971 7
474 Vuksan 967 6
475 Radanović 967 9
476 Balog 964 5
477 Peršić 962 6
478 Petrušić 961 8
479 Vrbanec 960 7
480 Stepić 958 6
481 žeravica 955 8
482 Paulić 954 6
483 Sinković 952 8
484 šantić 952 6
485 Pleše 951 5
486 Dorić 950 5
487 Grdić 950 5
488 Križanić 950 8
489 Bikić 948 5
490 Miloš 947 5
491 Malenica 947 8
492 Ribarić 943 7
493 Vukman 940 6
494 Lulić 940 5
495 Jelušić 939 7
496 Dragić 938 6
497 Subotić 937 7
498 Gavrić 936 6
499 Pavleković 933 10
500 Rimac 932 5
501 Jonjić 932 6
502 Furjan 931 6
503 šantek 930 6
504 Krajina 929 7
505 Gavranović 928 10
506 Franjković 928 10
507 Brković 927 7
508 Vukas 924 5
509 Božinović 924 9
510 Bunjevac 923 8
511 Janjić 923 6
512 Josić 922 5
513 Kozić 918 5
514 Milinković 916 10
515 Krešić 915 6
516 Dizdarević 913 10
517 Pongrac 907 7
518 Zagorac 906 7
519 Borojević 906 9
520 ćorluka 906 7
521 Spajić 903 6
522 Pavlek 903 6
523 Tonković 902 8
524 Bobić 901 5
525 Majdandžić 901 10
526 Cvjetković 900 10
527 Buterin 900 7
528 Lozić 898 5
529 Bugarin 897 7
530 Ranogajec 896 9
531 Krajinović 896 10
532 Bitunjac 896 8
533 Nenadić 895 7
534 Dujmić 895 6
535 Grizelj 893 7
536 Ercegović 891 9
537 Jurlina 889 7
538 Maršić 887 6
539 Vidmar 886 6
540 Jugovac 885 7
541 Lasić 883 5
542 Milardović 883 10
543 šutalo 881 6
544 Vukojević 881 9
545 Brezak 880 6
546 Benko 880 5
547 Vujić 879 5
548 Vidak 878 5
549 Prgomet 876 7
550 Stojić 876 6
551 šakić 875 5
552 Musulin 872 7
553 Vukadin 872 7
554 Adamović 870 8
555 Višnjić 870 7
556 Arbanas 870 7
557 Cvijanović 869 10
558 Ferenčak 866 8
559 Vitez 865 5
560 Mršić 865 5
561 Pušić 864 5
562 Ivandić 862 7
563 šabić 862 5
564 Vojković 861 8
565 Dubravac 861 8
566 Pandža 859 6
567 Barać 858 5
568 Bogunović 858 9
569 Ivanić 858 6
570 Dukarić 857 7
571 Jambrešić 857 9
572 šarčević 856 8
573 Radonić 856 7
574 šebalj 855 6
575 Grabar 854 6
576 Matijašić 854 9
577 Crnjak 853 6
578 Krnić 853 5
579 Kljaić 851 6
580 živko 851 5
581 Janeš 849 5
582 Malnar 849 6
583 šipek 847 5
584 Gotovac 847 7
585 Nemet 847 5
586 Borović 846 7
587 Kunić 846 5
588 Herman 845 6
589 Kopić 845 5
590 Bertović 841 8
591 Matijaš 840 7
592 Vincetić 839 8
593 Jelavić 838 7
594 Barbić 838 6
595 Hećimović 838 9
596 Begonja 838 7
597 Vulić 837 5
598 Volarić 835 7
599 Klasić 835 6
600 Mileusnić 832 9
601 Bulat 831 5
602 Grbac 830 5
603 Pandžić 829 7
604 Grozdanić 829 9
605 Perica 829 6
606 Mudri 829 5
607 Orlić 828 5
608 Jakopec 827 7
609 Oreški 827 6
610 šušnjar 826 7
611 Vuk 826 3
612 Težak 826 5
613 štrbac 826 6
614 Martinić 825 8
615 Gluhak 824 6
616 Zekić 820 5
617 Hrvatin 819 7
618 Brajdić 819 7
619 šušnjara 819 8
620 Jugović 819 7
621 Brnić 818 5
622 Sabol 817 5
623 Krajnović 816 9
624 Majetić 816 7
625 Marović 813 7
626 Hadžić 811 6
627 Križanović 811 10
628 Bosnić 810 6
629 Pavlinić 808 8
630 Stojković 808 9
631 Bedeković 807 9
632 Jurak 806 5
633 Rožman 806 6
634 žarković 805 8
635 Hodžić 805 6
636 Pervan 804 6
637 Belić 804 5
638 Zagorec 802 7
639 Jagodić 800 7
640 Kiš 800 3
641 Penić 799 5
642 Kanižaj 798 7
643 Bosanac 798 7
644 šimunec 798 7
645 Matulić 794 7
646 Brezovec 793 8
647 Dolenec 792 7
648 Volarević 792 9
649 Perak 790 5
650 Blažić 789 6
651 štefanić 788 8
652 Bukvić 788 6
653 Bilandžić 785 9
654 Markota 785 7
655 Dugandžić 782 9
656 Debeljak 781 8
657 Marciuš 781 7
658 Karaula 781 7
659 Krstulović 781 10
660 Zrilić 779 6
661 Runje 779 5
662 Križanac 777 8
663 štambuk 776 7
664 Mamula 776 6
665 Borković 775 8
666 Sorić 774 5
667 Zec 774 3
668 Gabrić 773 6
669 Kasunić 773 7
670 Milaković 770 9
671 Knežić 770 6
672 Kirin 770 5
673 Hršak 769 5
674 Davidović 768 9
675 Vrkić 768 5
676 štefan 766 6
677 Vukorepa 765 8
678 Modrušan 764 8
679 Milas 764 5
680 Zebić 763 5
681 Krstić 763 6
682 Dejanović 760 9
683 Brletić 760 7
684 Komadina 759 8
685 Kvesić 759 6
686 Buršić 758 6
687 Kramar 756 6
688 Bradarić 756 8
689 Dvorski 756 7
690 žilić 755 5
691 Cvitan 755 6
692 Kosić 754 5
693 Andrijašević 753 12
694 Uvodić 752 6
695 škrinjar 750 8
696 Skoko 750 5
697 Hren 749 4
698 Dobrić 748 6
699 Premužić 747 8
700 Puharić 747 7
701 žalac 747 5
702 Tomaš 746 5
703 Plazibat 745 8
704 Veselinović 744 11
705 Bišćan 744 6
706 Roso 743 4
707 škreblin 743 8
708 šimek 742 5
709 Tutić 741 5
710 Despot 740 6
711 Kunštek 740 7
712 Brlek 740 5
713 Kukić 740 5
714 Stošić 739 6
715 škrlec 739 6
716 Bokulić 739 7
717 žaja 739 4
718 Kuharić 738 7
719 Pejković 736 8
720 Tomašković 736 10
721 Panić 734 5
722 čizmić 734 6
723 Radetić 733 7
724 Sablić 732 6
725 Mikulec 732 7
726 Trstenjak 732 9
727 Mašić 729 5
728 Fumić 729 5
729 Svalina 729 7
730 Drakulić 729 8
731 Andrijević 728 10
732 Halužan 727 7
733 Vekić 727 5
734 čaušević 724 8
735 Pezelj 723 6
736 Vidas 722 5
737 žunić 720 5
738 Kokić 720 5
739 Košćak 720 6
740 Domić 719 5
741 Kuzmanić 719 8
742 Maleš 716 5
743 Plazonić 716 8
744 Francetić 715 9
745 Razum 714 5
746 Markotić 714 8
747 Drmić 713 5
748 Gajski 712 6
749 Kapetanović 712 11
750 Vasilj 712 6
751 Kuzmanović 710 10
752 Grujić 709 6
753 Ramić 708 5
754 Jelenić 708 7
755 Tudor 708 5
756 Bušljeta 706 8
757 Kokot 705 5
758 Brdarić 704 7
759 Kolovrat 703 8
760 Držanić 701 7
761 Mirić 699 5
762 Pernar 698 6
763 Botić 698 5
764 Gregorić 698 8
765 Dolić 697 5
766 Orlović 697 7
767 Cvrtila 696 7
768 šafran 696 6
769 Glavinić 695 8
770 Vešligaj 694 8
771 Peša 693 4
772 Kutnjak 692 7
773 Posavac 692 7
774 Nemec 692 5
775 Avdić 690 5
776 Paradžik 690 8
777 Radovanović 690 11
778 Prskalo 690 7
779 Petric 689 6
780 šeparović 689 9
781 Jalšovec 689 8
782 Karamatić 688 9
783 Hercigonja 688 10
784 Kožić 688 5
785 Božiković 686 9
786 Jambrović 686 9
787 Komar 686 5
788 Veršić 686 6
789 škugor 686 6
790 štefanec 685 8
791 Glavan 684 6
792 Grbeša 684 6
793 Zirdum 683 6
794 Cesarec 682 7
795 Buneta 682 6
796 Crljen 682 6
797 Hlupić 682 6
798 Mandarić 682 8
799 Valjak 681 6
800 Bobinac 681 7
801 Duspara 680 7
802 Jerbić 680 6
803 Polić 680 5
804 Vuksanović 679 10
805 Buzov 678 5
806 Pešut 678 5
807 Jurina 678 6
808 Dokić 678 5
809 Pejaković 677 9
810 žuvela 677 6
811 Jandrić 676 7
812 Gržinić 676 7
813 Morić 676 5
814 Bobanović 675 9
815 Borovec 675 7
816 Jakus 675 5
817 Dević 675 5
818 Bunić 674 5
819 Periša 674 6
820 Jurkić 673 6
821 Mihovilović 673 11
822 Cerovec 670 7
823 Trogrlić 670 8
824 Troskot 669 7
825 Jagnjić 669 7
826 čolak 668 5
827 Bebić 668 5
828 Boršić 668 6
829 Bosak 666 5
830 Dropulić 666 8
831 škarica 666 7
832 Pilipović 665 9
833 Petak 663 5
834 Vitasović 662 9
835 Jakobović 662 9
836 Rogulj 662 6
837 Rosandić 662 8
838 Stojaković 661 10
839 Gotal 660 5
840 Brlić 660 5
841 Rogina 660 6
842 Bićanić 659 7
843 Salaj 658 5
844 Sušanj 658 6
845 Radaković 658 9
846 Skelin 658 6
847 Božanić 656 7
848 Katalenić 656 9
849 Vorkapić 656 8
850 Fabijanić 656 9
851 Bertić 655 6
852 Višić 655 5
853 Ivanušić 653 8
854 Ferić 653 5
855 Goreta 653 6
856 Vlaisavljević 653 13
857 Paić 652 4
858 Skupnjak 651 8
859 Andrijanić 649 10
860 Lisjak 649 6
861 Kolundžić 649 9
862 Ljubas 648 6
863 Odak 648 4
864 Maravić 648 7
865 Bakota 647 6
866 Kušić 646 5
867 žganec 646 6
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Discovering the Common Surnames of Croatia

When it comes to exploring the rich history and culture of Croatia, one cannot ignore the importance of surnames. Surnames play an integral role in identifying the origins and roots of individuals, communities, and families. Croatia, with its diverse and complex history, has a multitude of surnames, each with a unique story and journey. In this article, we will take a deep dive into the most common surnames of Croatia, exploring their origins, meanings, and significance.

The Legacy of Croatian Surnames

Before we delve into the most common surnames of Croatia, it is essential to understand the legacy of surnames in this country. Surnames appeared in Croatia in the late Middle Ages, around the 15th century. At that time, surnames were primarily used to differentiate between individuals with the same given name. Over time, surnames became a permanent identifier of an individual's family and ancestry. They provide a vital link to the past, helping individuals trace their lineage through generations.

The Most Common Surnames of Croatia

The most common surnames in Croatia reflect the country's diverse history and cultural roots. They are an intermingling of Slavic, Hungarian, Austrian, and Italian influences. Some of the most common surnames in Croatia include Horvat, Kovac, and Vukovic.

Horvat: The surname Horvat is the most common surname in Croatia, with over 25,000 individuals having this name. The name Horvat is derived from the word Hrvat, which means a Croat in Croatian. Therefore, the surname Horvat indicates that the individual is of Croatian origin.

Kovac: The surname Kovac is another common surname in Croatia, with over 23,000 individuals having this name. The name Kovac is derived from the word kovati, which means to forge or to hammer in Croatian. Therefore, the surname Kovac is indicative of an individual who either works as a blacksmith or comes from a family of blacksmiths.

Vukovic: The surname Vukovic is yet another common surname in Croatia, with over 18,000 individuals having this name. The name Vukovic is derived from the word vuk, which means wolf in Croatian. Therefore, the surname Vukovic is indicative of an individual who comes from a family with a strong connection to wolves or has characteristics associated with wolves, such as strength and fierceness.

Conclusion

Croatia's surnames are a vital part of the country's identity and history. They provide a link to the past, connecting individuals to their ancestry and heritage. In this article, we explored some of the most common surnames of Croatia, such as Horvat, Kovac, and Vukovic, and learned about their meanings and origins. Whether you are exploring your family roots or simply curious about the country's culture, surnames in Croatia are a fascinating subject.