Female given names in Croatian surnames

Female given names in Croatian surnames

Formation of Croatian family names based on female first names wasn’t a frequent occurence and is often difficult to discern that a surname is actually…

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Tidbits of Janeš family history

Tidbits of Janeš family history

Mr. Nenad Menićanin gathered valuable data from various sources on the meaning, geography and genealogy of Janeš family name, and published his findings on the…

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A new book published on the history of the noble Jelačić family

A new book published on the history of the noble Jelačić family

Pavao Maček, a prominent Croatian historian, introduced a new book “Noble clans of Jelačićs” (“Plemeniti rodovi Jelačića”) in Zaprešić City Hall on Tuesday, March 16th,…

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Herzegovian village of Hardomilje and it's clans

Herzegovian village of Hardomilje and it’s clans

Herzegovian vilage of Hardomilje situated at the northeastern corner of the Ljubuški municipality in Bosnia-Herzegovina was a subject of an interesting and quite thorough research…

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Vučetić nobility from Brinje and Senj

Vučetić nobility from Brinje and Senj

Vučetić family name in historical documents can be found in several different variants: Vuchetich, Vuczetich, Wutschetisch as well as Vučetić. It’s linguistic root is Croatian…

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Bosnia-Herzegovina and genealogical research of Croats

Bosnia-Herzegovina and genealogical research of Croats

One of more important areas for Croatian genealogy research is a region today known as the Republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Peoples of Croatian nationality have been…

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Pitomača family trees researched

Pitomača family trees researched

An interesting work about residents of Pitomača, a municipality situated half way between Đurđevac and Virovitica, had been published on the internet. According to the…

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