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Boy Names of Slavic Origin

Slavic baby names and what they mean, with 33 results. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex in the year 2017 (USAGE OF 0.3%) and has remained as conventional to this day (USAGE 0.3%, 2%), but with names such as Casimir becoming somewhat outmoded. Milan (#450), Ivan (#133) and Zander (#259) are three of the more chic boy names in this compilation, while Antoun (TOP 38%) and Darkow (64%) are familiar last names.

Slavic names

Andrik - Milan | Miroslav - Zander

Andrik - Milan

Andrik

Andrik
"Man, warrior." Andriy is also a marginally prominent kid's name. Variant of Andrew.

Anton

Anton
Variant of Anthony. Popular as last name, and Anton (TOP 3%) is similar to popular surnames Abston (TOP 9%), Allton (34%), which also end with -ton. See also Antony.

Bialas
"White-haired child." Bialas is rarely occurring as a men's name, existing often (UPPER 18%) as a surname.

Bogdan
"God's gift." Bogdan, Boban and Bohdan are barely found as masculine names.

Boris

Boris
"Small; battle glory." Less used today. Boris was the variant last listed (2008) in the Top 2000. Originally from the Tartar nickname Bogoris ..

Branislav
"Glorious defender." Bronislaw and variants were favored a decade ago.

Casimir

Casimir, var. Kasimir1
"Famous destroyer (of peace)." Kazimierz and forms rose in popularity a century ago.

Darko
"Gift." Darko is rare as a children's name. See also Darsy. From "dar".

Goran
"Mountain; farmer." Goran is unique as a birth name. See also Garan.

Ivan

Ivan
"God is gracious." Usage of Ivan and variants as baby names in 2018 was 5.6% more than in 2008. Variant of Hebrew John ..

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Slavic names: Andrik, Anton, Boris, Casimir, Ivan

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Slavic names: Jan, Jarek, Milan

Jan

Jan
"God is gracious." Hans (UPPER 46%) and Jan (40%) are recognizable as given names, while Janek, Jano and Janos are scantly used. Variant of John ..

Jarek

Jarek1
"Spring." Used somewhat frequently as a birth name, Jarek is comparable to the conventional Marek. See also Darek. From Jaro.

Jaromir
"Famous spring." Jaromir is seldom adopted as a birth name. Hockey player Jaromir Jagr.

Jaroslav, var. Jarek2
"Beauty of spring." Jarek, Jaroslav and Jaroslaw are rarely found as masculine names, and Jarek appears often (UPPER 58%) as a surname. Popular in Czechoslovakia ..

Jascha
"He who supplants." Jascha and Jasha are intermittently used men's names. Variant of James ..

Juri
Variant of George (Greek) "farmer". Juri is seldom used as a baby name. See also Jiro.

Kasimir2
"Famous destroyer (of peace)." Not in popularity charts. Variant of Casimir (Slavic) "bring peace" ..

Ladislas
"Glorious rule." Lacko (UPPER 25%), Laslo (27%) and Laszlo (19%) occur frequently as last names. Related to Vladislav ..

Lech
Slavic mythology: name of the founder .. Compare last names Leck (UPPER 16%), Leche (73%). See also Leigh.

Milan

Milan
"Gracious, dear." A very conventional birth name (#450 A YEAR AGO), Milan is also found frequently as a surname. See also Eilan. Also nickname for Aemilianus ..

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Slavic names for boys.

1. Andrik - Milan
Andrik, Anton, Bialas, Bogdan, Boris, Branislav, Casimir [Kasimir], Darko, Goran, Ivan, Jan, Jarek, Jaromir, Jaroslav [Jarek], Jascha, Juri, Kasimir, Ladislas, Lech, Milan


Miroslav, Radek, Radimir, Sagan, Stanislaus, Svatomir, Svatoslav, Tibor, Vladimir, Vladislav, Wenceslaus, Woyzeck, Zander

Usage comparison for Slavic names

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