Slovak Names

Male Names
  • Emil (Latin) - Rival; emulating [Czech, English, German, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian and Slovak speaking countries]
  • Erik (Norse) - Eternal ruler [Czech, Danish, English, German, Hungarian, Norwegian, Slovak and Swedish speaking countries]

    Erik is a popular name, a cognate of the Old Norse name that gave Eric. However, there are some who believe the name comes to the Old Norse via the Germanic ehre (honor) and the Proto-Germanic rik (king), hence "honorable king". This was the name of twel

  • Herbert (German) - Bright army [English and Polish speaking countries]

    Famous Herberts include: 31st US President Herbert Clark Hoover and 41st US President George Herbert Walker Bush. Herbert is also found frequently as a surname.

    Cartoons Family Guy and South Park both have characters with this name: the eld

  • Milan (Czech) - Dear; beloved [Bulgarian, Czech, English, Polish, Serbian, Slovak and Russian speaking countries]

    Short form of Slavic names such as Miloslav, beginning with the element 'mil' (gracious).

    Milan is also the main city of northern Italy, located in the plains of Lombardy.
    Milan's name comes from the Celtic Medelhan, meaning "in th

  • Valentin (Latin) - Healthy, strong [English and French speaking countries]
  • Viktor (Latin) - Victor [English speaking countries]
Female Names
  • Alexandra (Greek) - Defending men [Czech, Dutch, English, German, Greek, Hungarian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak and Russian speaking countries]

    There have been various Alexandras in royalty: Alexandra of Hesse was the wife of Nicholas II, the last Tsar of Russia, Alexandra of Denmark was the wife of British King Edward VIII and Princess Alexandra is a cousin of British Queen Elizabeth II.

  • Danica (Slavonic) - Morning star [English speaking countries]
  • Danika (Slavonic) - Morning star [English speaking countries]
  • Kamila (Latin) - N/A [Arabic, Czech, English and Slovak speaking countries]
  • Maria (Hebrew) - Bitter [Catalan, Dutch, English, Estonian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish and Armenian speaking countries]

    Latin form of Mary.
    It arose as a back-formation from the early Christian Greek name Mariam, which was taken as a Latin accusative case, and is ultimately derived from Hebrew Miryam.

    In the English-speaking world, Maria was the writ

  • Marika (Hebrew) - Uncertain, maybe bitter [Czech, English, Hungarian, Japanese and Slovak speaking countries]

    Slavic pet form of Maria. Marika is also a Japanese name for which the characters reading "jasmine" may be used.

  • Mira (Sanskrit) - Prosperous [Arabic, Czech, English, Hebrew, Hindi, Polish and Slovak speaking countries]

    Mira is an Indian name, from the Sanskrit for "prosperous".

    It is a short form of any of the names containing the Slavonic element 'meri' (great, famous - from a Latin source, 'mirus' or 'astonishing'). Mira is also commonly bestowed as an

  • Zora (Slovak) - Sunrise [English speaking countries]
Gender Neutral Names
  • Anna (Hebrew) - Grace; favour [Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Slovak and Armenian speaking countries]

    In a greater part of the world seen as a Latinate form of Hannah and used on females.

    On the Indian subcontinent it is considered masculine and derived from the Sanskrit, meaning 'grain'. There was also a king of East Anglia named Anna.

  • Karol (Germanic) - Free man [English, Polish and Slovak speaking countries]