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Croatian names can be a bit difficult. Their lettering can be peculiar while the compositions and structuring have some similarities with the Slavic people and other name systems in Europe.
Below, are lists of Croatian baby names where you can select from. The list is based on gender.
Croatian names: girls
Adrijana: Croatian variation of Adriana, that means Adria.
Aklina: High regard to worship or adoration/ admiration.
Andela: Croatian term for Angela, means angel.
Antea: This name means rival, Antaeus is the masculine form.
Antonela: Means worthy of every praise, Croatian variant of Antonella.
Basia: A foreign lade.
Biserka: Means Pearl.
Bozica: Means little Bozena, a goddess.
Branimira: Branimir is the male term, which means a peaceful universe world.
Branka: Refers to the protection of glory.
Bura: Like a sea storm.
Capeka: A small stork.
Dejana: God combines.
Dijana: Royal name/ princess.
Dinora: Dinah in Hebrews, means avenged.
Dubravk: An oak wood.
Dusana: Means Soul.
Elizabetha: God is the provider of Satisfaction.
Gabrijela: A form of Gabrielle, meaning Woman/Messenger of God.
Ivana: The present of Yahweh.
Ivona: Croatian variation of Yvonne, means yew.
Jadranka: Name originated from the Adriatic sea.
Jadrien: Her eyes are like the color of the Adriatic sea.
Jaka: A very courageous woman.
Jelka: Means the moon or a torch.
Josipa: Form of Josephine in Croatian term; means will add.
Klaudija: Crippled and or Lame
Krasna: A beautiful lady.
Ljuba: A Slavic terms that denote Love.
Mirjana: Mojca – The beloved
Mirna: A calm and gentle being.
Mirta: A little tree or evergreen shrub.
Patricija: Croatian variation of Patricia, refers to noble.
Radenka: To work or take action.
Radmila: A sweet joy
Safranka: A kind of Saffron flower.
Sajonara: Saying Farewell
Sanela: Fit and or Healthy
Sarlota: Croatian form of Caroline, means strong.
Seada: Cheerful and happy
Senada; Heavenly and graceful
Sesila: A form of Cecilia, denotes blindness.
Sibila: Oracle, name of Greek prophetess.
Simunka: To be heard/ to hear.
Slatka: Sweet flavor
Snjezana: Denotes snow woman.
Sonora: Being Loud
Studena: Chilling/ Cold
Svjetlana: Means light
Tadeja: God’s gift
Terezija: Means the reaper
Tihana: Saint, quiet person
Trpimira: World peace
Ulrika: Female leader
Valpurga : Woman master of the tower
Vanesa: Form of Vanessa, refers to butterfly.
Vasilija: Feminine variant of Basil, means king.
Vedrana: Veselka- Jolly Person
Veronika: Form of Veronica, means honest and true.
Vigora: Woman termed fo Vigor, meaning power and strength.
Viktoria: Means victory.
Vincencija: Woman form of Vincent, to conquer.
Visnja: Means cherry.
Vita: Vitus is the masculine term of this name which means life.
Vitomira: The Lord of the peaceful world.
Vjekoslava: Glory of time
Vjera: This is one of the virtue Croatian baby names that mean Faith.
Vladimira: Female name of Vladimir, means to rule.
Zagorka: Means behind the mountain.
Zaklina: Another variant of Jacov, means the Lord will add.
Zana: Same meaning with Ivana
Zdravka: Health and wellness.
Croatian names: boys
AljoÅ¡a: Slovene term of Alyosha, a defender.
Alojz/ Alojzije: Well-known Warrior
Andreja/ Andrija: A form of Andrew, meaning manly.
Antonijo: Form of Antonio, meaning deserving of praise.
Antun: Invaluable one
Bartol: Croatian term of Bartholomew or son of Talmai.
Bartolomej: Another form of Bartholomew, means a plowman.
Blago/ Blagoje: Blessed, gentle-minded boy
Borislav: Battle of glory
Dalmat: Term for sheep.
Damjan: Means to tame
Danaboth: Someone from Denmark, Valley.
Darijo: Variant of Darius, denotes to possess.
Davorin: In mythology, god of war.
Deniel: Alternative for Daniel that means God is my judge.
Dinko: Lord, Sovereign
Dmitar: Loved the earth
Domagoj: Homegrown or nurture
Dorijan: Croatian term for Dorian or child of the sea.
Draen: Clever/ Bright
Dragutin: Precious and or dear
Dubravko: Tree or grove
Duko: Popular wolf
Emerik: Power, work
Frane/Franco: Croatian for Francis, referred to ‘freeman’.
Gabrijel: God’s messenger
Grga/ Grgur: Alert or watchful
Hrvoje: Mean ‘Croat’
Ilija: Croatian term for Elijag, means God is my Yahweh.
Ivano : Variant of John, The Lord is gracious.
Ivor: The oath of a warrior
Jadran: This name is inspired by Adriatic sea
Javor : Which means Maple tree
Jerko : A mini or little version of Jeromin
Jeronim: The name means holy and being saved from the harm.
Jozo: A version of Joseph, which means that God will add more.
Jure: A variant of George, means an earth worker or farmer.
Jurica: Means farmer, a version of Simon
Karlo: A man with an armor
Kreo: The one who creates/ creator.
Kristijan: version of Christian, someone who follows the ways of Christ.
Kristofor: Christ’s worshipper
Kruno/ Krunoslav: The crowning glory
Ljubo: A rich of virtue name that means love and peace.
Ljubomir: A lover of peace
Lovre: means someone from Laurentum, short version od Lovrenco.
Lovrenco: Which means Laurentum, Croatian term for Laurence.
Lovro : A shorter version of Lovrenc.
Lucijan: A being who is born into light.
Mario: Bitter or sad person
Matej: Believed to God’s gift
Matija: It is also a gift of God, Croatian term of Matthias.
Matko: Little Matthias, same meaning with Matej and Matija.
Miho/ Mihovil: A Croatian a variant of Michael means like God.
Mislav: Means to anticipate glory.
Pavao: Form or Paul in Croatia, means humble or small.
Roko: Means rest, from the name Rocco.
Sebastijan: Form of Sebastianus that means from ‘Sebaste’
Slavco : who brings glory and pride to the family.
Srecko : A fortunate individual, lucky
Stipe: Means crown, Stjepan’s diminutive
Tin: This means thinker in Vietnamese, a suffix name denotes ‘saint’.
Tomislav : From tomiti (a Slavic element), torture mixed with glory.
Tvrtko: Being hard
Vanja : Alternative term for God or God is gracious.
Vedran : Being cheerful and clean
Velimir: A great peace or calmness
Vid: Croatian word of Wido, which means wood.
Viktor : A form of Victor, which means success or a huge victory.
Vinko : Dominating the leadership qualities of an individual and or person.
Vito: This a variant of Vito that simply means ‘life’,
Vjeko : Glory of the ages to come
Vjekoslav : The same denotation with Vjeko
Vlaho : Talking with a lisp or mispronouncing.
Zelimir: A person who aims or desires peace.
Zlatan : A hairy man that is colored gold.
Zlatko : The same meaning with Zlatan.
Zunich : A Woodpecker
Zvonimir: The music and or sound of peace.
Å ime/ Å imun: Croatian name of Simon that denotes ‘he has heard’.
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