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Slovenian Genealogy

Surnames of Slovenes (3)

In onomastics or onomastics, the division of surnames into four large groups was established. 1. nouns derived from the name of the father, t.im. patronymic surnames, 2. local, derived from local and glacial names, 3. professional, derived from titles for profession, craft, etc., 4. aliases, which developed from […]

Slovenian Genealogy

There are fewer Slovenes and more foreigners (2.095.861)

The Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia announced that on the first day of this year there were 2.095.861 inhabitants in Slovenia, or 15.000 more than a year earlier. The number of Slovenian citizens decreased last year. The number of foreign nationals has increased; their share rose to 7,5 percent. According to the Statistical Office, the population has increased […]

Slovenian Genealogy

Six feet, 12 sausages, safety distance

Ever since the corona virus pandemic broke out, governments have introduced a safety distance between people. The safety distance in Slovenia is one and a half meters, and in the USA six feet, which is 183 centimeters. In Cleveland, USA, which had more Slovenians than Ljubljana, they came up with an interesting idea in a small shop selling Slovenian products. Shop Raddel's Sausage [[]

Slovenian Genealogy

1442 people with the surname Hren live in Slovenia, where we are

The Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia has prepared a special collage of photographs with statistical data (Source). What are Easter surnames? How many priests are there in Slovenia and how many people have the surname Priest? In Slovenia we have as many hens as we have inhabitants and they lay more than a million eggs a day. More interesting things below:

Slovenian Genealogy

US troops sing "Linden is green"

The U.S. Army Choir sang and recorded the well-known and popular song Lipa zelenela je. In just a few days, a recording of the choir was viewed by almost 100.000 people on YouTube. The song is online here: KLIK Many Slovenes in exile were enthusiastic about the song. “I don't understand Slovenian. And the song is beautiful. Tears are [[]

Slovenian Genealogy

Surnames of Slovenes (2)

During the 1991 census of the Republic of Slovenia, the number of the most widespread Slovene surnames was determined. Let me list the first 16 (numbers are rounded): Novak (11.600 people, representing 0,6% of the population.What does the word mean? 1) a settler on uncultivated, uncultivated, especially hilly land; 2) a man assigned to military service, 3) a novice, 4) a novice); Horvat (10.000), Krajnc (6.000), Kovacic (6.000), [(]