Croatian Surnames that Begin with the Letter J

Croatian Surnames that begin with the letter JHere is the list of Croatian surnames or family names that begin with the letter J (pronounced /j/). By clicking letters of the alphabet on the right side of the screen, you can access other surnames. You can access more information about each surname by clicking on a particular surname listed on the right side of the screen or by choosing a surname (family name) from the drop down menu:

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21 Responses

  1. Margaret Kline
    Margaret Kline / 1-6-2014 / ·

    Jadrosic with the appropriate diacritics above the c. Pronounced Yadrosich

  2. Stancea Vichie
    Stancea Vichie / 2-15-2015 / ·

    Two names which need to go on the website are those of my ancestors who came to Australia in 1885

    Juranić and Vičić

    More information can be supplied

    Many thanks

  3. Susan Licata
    Susan Licata / 3-20-2015 / ·


  4. Martina Juranić
    Martina Juranić / 3-9-2016 / ·


  5. Dražen
    Dražen / 3-10-2016 / ·


  6. Mel Jarkin
    Mel Jarkin / 5-10-2016 / ·

    I notice that in Croatia the surname Jarkin is found but my question is, is it Croatian or a surname that immigrated into Croatia?

  7. Chris
    Chris / 6-3-2016 / ·

    Surnames of Jakupak and Jakopak

  8. Katrina Jen
    Katrina Jen / 6-11-2016 / ·

    My mothers surname was Janjanin. I was adopted and grew up knowing nothing of my heritage and would love to find out more.

  9. Angela
    Angela / 3-20-2017 / ·

    Juratovac Left Zagreb Yugoslavia for Cleveland Ohio 1903

  10. Gay Jardas
    Gay Jardas / 3-21-2017 / ·


  11. Martin Jemo
    Martin Jemo / 4-13-2017 / ·

    Pero Jemo arrived in New York from Konavle, south of Dubrovnik, in 1904. I found Jemo name on grave stone in celo of Kaomaje dated about 1280. Am interested in Jemo name’s origin.

  12. Linda Matthews
    Linda Matthews / 6-27-2017 / ·

    My grandmother Mara Bradica mother is not on your list her name was Francis Jarnevic or Jarnjevic.

  13. Željka Jurakić
    Željka Jurakić / 5-15-2018 / ·


  14. NICOLE sisic
    NICOLE sisic / 8-30-2018 / ·


  15. Sheena Studenovic Redmond
    Sheena Studenovic Redmond / 10-28-2018 / ·


  16. Katarina
    Katarina / 6-28-2021 / ·

    My great grandfather Aloj Juza came from Czech Republic to a place called Pakrani in Croatia where my grandfather Adolf Juza was born in 1935.

  17. Katarina
    Katarina / 6-28-2021 / ·


  18. marisa juranic
    marisa juranic / 7-13-2022 / ·

    juranic; my third great grandmother was margarita “mare” juranic, wife of nicolaus/nikola potokar and mother of jure and petar potakar. supposedly, her father’s name was petar/petri but i cannot find out anything else. if anyone that has seen or heard these names would contact me it’d be much appreciated.

  19. Joe Skorupa
    Joe Skorupa / 7-21-2022 / ·

    My grandmother was a Croat from Kulen. Her surname was Juranovich.

  20. Rosemary Peakovic Metro
    Rosemary Peakovic Metro / 8-15-2022 / ·


  21. Frank
    Frank / 7-6-2023 / ·



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