110+ Slavic Names

If you have southeastern or eastern European heritage, it’s most likely that you have Slavic roots, and that may lead you to learn and find out more about Slavic names. These names are usually deeply rooted in religion, history, mythology, therefore choosing a Slavic name for your baby may be truly meaningful.

This actively demonstrates that picking a Slavic name for your baby can be a way for you to honor your family history and your homeland. Slavic names showcase grace and strength which may be a great tribute to your ancestry.

You should know that the term Slav actually stands for so many cultures under one umbrella, and it serves as a way to consolidate all of the names in one place.

The Slavic countries cover 3 main areas such as:

  • Southern – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, and Croatia
  • Western – Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Poland
  • Eastern – Ukraine, Belarus and Russia

When it comes to Slavic names you should know that most of them are gendered meaning girl names usually end in ‘a’ while boy names usually end in a consonant. For example, the boys’ name Aleksandar becomes Aleksandra when given to a girl.

Nowadays, traditional Slavic names are accepted by the Christian Church and they are given at the baptism of the child.

However, ensure that you practice names you’re considering for your baby with your last name so you will be sure that you like the sound of them together.

Below you will see a list of the most popular Slavic names for boys and girls.

 

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60 Popular Slavic Names for Girls 

1. Aleksandra

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – man’s defender

 

2.  Vera

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – faith

 

3. Zora, Zorica 

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – dawn

 

4. Ivana, Ivanka

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – God is Gracious

 

5. Dana, Danka, Danica

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – morning star

 

6. Nada, Nadija, Nadia, Nadica, Nadezdha

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – hope

 

7. Sonja

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – wisdom

 

8. Anastasia, Anastasija

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – resurrection, this name is very famous since it belonged to the daughter of the last tsar of Russia

 

9. Marina

  • origin – Latin, popular Slavic name
  • meaning – from the sea, marine

 

10. Katerina, Kate, Katja

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – pure

 

11. Irina

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – peace, famously belongs to Irina Shayk, Russian model

 

12. Mila

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – gracious, famously belongs to actress Mila Kunis

 

13. Olga, Olgica

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – blessed

 

14. Desislava

  • origin – Bulgarian
  • meaning – to seek glory

 

15. Mira, Miroslava

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning –peace

 

16. Jana, Jovana

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – God is gracious

 

17. Angela, Angelina

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – angel

 

18. Borka

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning –fighter

 

19. Divna

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – beautiful

 

20.  Svetlana

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – light

 

21. Tatijana, Tijana

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – honorable

 

22. Zlata, Zlatka 

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – golden

 

23. Duska, Dusica

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – soul

 

24. Marta

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – born in March

 

25. Marija

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – beloved

 

26. Bronislawa

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – glorious defender

 

27. Bogdana, Bogdanka

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – God’s gift

 

28. Neda

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – born on Sunday

 

29. Sofija, Sofka, Sofce

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – wisdom

 

30. Valentina

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – strong

 

31. Agneiszka

  • origin – Slovakian, Polish
  • meaning – holy,pure

 

32. Casimira

  • origin – Polish
  • meaning – proclamation of peace

 

33. Radoslava, Rada, Radmila

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – joy, glory

 

34. Zivka

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – living, life

 

35. Ljupka, Ljubica, Ljuba

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – love

 

36. Kseniya

  • origin – Russian 
  • meaning – hospitality

 

37. Ludmilaa

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – loved by the people 

 

38. Natalia

  • origin – Polish
  • meaning – nativity

 

39. Blagica, Blaga, Blazena

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – blessed

 

40. Zaria

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – princess

 

41. Milena

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – favored

 

42. Lena, Lenka

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – light

 

43. Kalina

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – flower

 

44. Cveta, Cvetanka 

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – flower

 

45. Karolina

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – manly

 

46. Biljana

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – white, fair

 

47. Makedonka, Dona

  • origin – Macedonian
  • meaning – literally means macedonian

 

48. Velika

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – great

 

49. Mirka

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – peace

 

50. Stanka

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – standing in glory

 

51.  Ognena

  • origin – Macedonian
  • meaning – fire

 

52. Petra

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – rock

 

53. Radica, Rada

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – joy, happy, willing

 

54. Roza, Rozalia

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – rose

 

55. Slobodanka

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – freedom

 

56. Snezhana, Snjezana

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – snow, born in winter

 

57. Zvjezdana

  • origin – Croatian
  • meaning – star

 

58. Tanja 

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – secret

 

59. Elena, Lena, Jelena

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – shining light

 

60. Kristina

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – follower of Christ

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Popular Slavic Names for Boys 

1. Rade, Radoslav, Radoljub, Radomir

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – joy

 

2. Aleksandar 

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – defending men

 

3. Filip, Filipco

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – dear, loved, loving

 

4. Risto, Hristijan, Hristo, Ice

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – Christ Hearer

 

5. Jani, Janko 

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – gift from God

 

6. Andrei, Andrej

  • origin – Russian
  • meaning – strong fighter, brave warrior

 

7. Boris

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – small, battle glory

 

8. Dusan, Dusko

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – soul

 

9. Dragan, Dragi

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – beloved

 

10. Jovan, Jovco, Jovce

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – majestic

 

11. Stanislav

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – one who has achieved glory

 

12. Kiril

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – lord, common name in the Orthodox Slavic world

 

13. Naum, Naumce

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – comfort, common name in the Orthodox Slavic world

 

14. Ratko

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – war

 

15. Atanas, Nase, Nasko

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – immortal

 

16. Tihomir

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – quiet, peace

 

17. Timur

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – iron

 

18. Tomislav, Tome

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – to struggle, glory

 

19. Todor, Tose, Toshe

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – gift of God

 

20. Nikola

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – victory of the people, famously belongs to Nikola Tesla

 

21. Vladimir, Vlado

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – renowned prince, great ruler

 

22. Anton

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – highly praiseworthy

 

23. Bojan

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – struggle, fight, battle

 

24. Branko, Branislav

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – protection, glory

 

25. Chryzant

  • origin – Polish
  • meaning – golden flower

 

26. Bozidar

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – gift of God

 

27. Ivan

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – God is gracious

 

28. Bronislaw

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – glorious defender

 

29. Artem

  • origin – Ukrainian
  • meaning – perfect health

 

30. Jaroslaw

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – beauty of sping

 

31. Kazimir

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning –destroyer of peace

 

32. Miroslav, Miro

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – peaceful glory

 

33. Cvetan, Cvetko

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – flower

 

34. Dusan, Dusko

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – soul

 

35. Goran

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – highlander

 

36. Mladen

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – young

 

37. Veselin

  • origin – Bulgarian
  • meaning – happy

 

38. Zdravko

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – health

 

39. Zivan, Zivko

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – lively, life

 

40. Dragoslav, Dragomir, Dragoljub

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – precious, beloved

 

41. Jaromir, Jaroslav

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – strong

 

42. Lubomir, Ljubomir, Luboslaw

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – love

 

43. Zlatimir, Zlatan, Zlatko

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – gold

 

44. Maksim

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – greatest

 

45. Luka

  • origin – Latin, famous Slavic name
  • meaning – bringer of light

 

46. Zeljko

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – desire for peace

 

47. Matej 

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – gift of God

 

48. Oleg

  • origin – Russian
  • meaning – holy

 

49. Damek

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – earth

 

50. Fadey

  • origin – Slavic 
  • meaning – bold, brave

 

51. Gavril

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – God is my strength

 

52. Milos

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – dear

 

53. Dalibor

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – to fight

 

54. Stefan

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – crown

 

55. Zoran, Zoki

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – dawn

 

56. Ilija, Ile

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – my God is my Lord

 

57. Vasil, Vasko, Vase

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – royal

 

58. Dejan, Deni

  • origin – Slavic
  • meaning – to act, to do

 

59. Fedir

  • origin – Ukrainian
  • meaning – gift from heavens

 

60. Novak 

  • origin – Serbian
  • meaning – new

 

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Nadica Murdzeva