PETROVIĆ /petrovich/

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Frequency in population of Croatia: 9.957 (11th Most Frequent)

Largest number of persons with that surname in:
Zagreb (1613), Rijeka (386), Osijek (319), Pula (234), Split (227), Darda (190), Slavonski Brod (159), Sesvete near Zagreb (113), Vukovar (110), Vinkovci (109), Karlovac (104), Podgajci Podravski near Donji Miholjac (99), Šibenik (90)

Possible meaning: Root of this surname is the biblical name Petar which is Croatian variant of Peter, Petrus. It has an origin in greek word petrus meaning the rock. The suffix “-ov” means “of Petar” in Croatian language.