Slovene names


Alfonz - Slovene form of Latin Alfonsus, meaning "noble and ready."
Alojz - Slovak and Slovene form of Latin Aloisius, meaning "famous warrior."
Alojzij - Slovene form of Latin Aloisius, meaning "famous warrior."
Andrej - Czech and Slovene form of Greek Andreas, meaning "man; warrior."
Branimir - Bulgarian name composed of the Slavic elements bron "protection" and mir "peace," hence "protector of peace." Also in use by the Croatians and Slovenians.
Ciril - Slovene form of Greek Kyrillos, meaning "lord."
Cvetko - Slovene name derived from the Slavic word cvet, meaning "blossom."
Damijan - Slovene form of Greek Damianos, meaning "to tame, to subdue" and euphemistically "to kill." 
Damjan - Variant spelling of Slovene Damijan, meaning "to tame, to subdue" and euphemistically "to kill." 
Dimitrij - Slovene form of Latin Demetrius, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
Domen - Slovene form of Latin Dominicus, meaning "belongs to the lord."
Friderik - Slovene form of German Frideric, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Ignác - Czech and Hungarian form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Ignacij - Slovene form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "unknowing."
Izidor - Slovene form of English Isidoros, meaning "gift of Isis."
Jaka - Slovene form of Latin Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
Janez - Slovene form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Jernej - Slovene form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Josip - Croatian and Slovene form of Greek Ioseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jozo - Pet form of Croatian/Slovene Josip, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Jure - Croatian and Slovene form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Jurij - Slovene form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Karel -   Czech form of English/French Charles, meaning "man."
Klemen - Slovene form of Greek Klementos, meaning "gentle and merciful."
Lojze - Slovene pet form of Alojz, meaning "famous warrior."
Lovrenc - Slovene form of Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lovro - Pet form of Slovene Lovrenc, meaning "of Laurentum."
Marijan - Croatian and Slovene form of Roman Latin Marian, meaning "like Marius."
Marjan -  Dutch form of Latin Marianna, meaning "like Marius."
Matěj - Czech form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Metod - Slovene form of Greek Methodios, meaning "method."
Miha - Short form of Slovene Mihael, meaning "who is like God?"
Mihael - Slovene form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Mihail - Variant spelling of Slovene Mihael, meaning "who is like God?"
Mitja - Pet form of Slovene Dimitrij, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
Nejc - Pet form of Slovene Jernej, meaning "son of Talmai."
Nikolaj - Slovene form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." 
Rihard - Slovene form of Old High German Ricohard, meaning "powerful ruler."
Sebastijan - Slovene form of Greek Sebastianos, meaning "from Sebaste."
Sebastjan - Slovene form of Greek Sebastianos, meaning "from Sebaste."
Tadej - Slovene form of Greek Thaddaios, meaning "courageous, large-hearted."
Timotej - Slovene form of Greek Timotheos, meaning "to honor God."
Tinek - Short form of Slovene Mártinek, meaning "of/like Mars."
Vid - Slovene form of Roman Latin Vitus, meaning "life."
Viljem - Slovene form of German Wilhelm, meaning "will-helmet."

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