Vukašin

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Vukašin
Pronunciation ʋukǎʃin
Gender Male
Language(s) Serbian, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Croatian
Origin
Word/name Vuk
Meaning Son of wolf
Region of origin Central Balkan
Other names
Nickname(s) Vule, Vučko, Vuksa, Vuki
Derived Vuk (meaning wolf) and sin (meaning son)
Related names Vuk, Vukota, Vukan

Vukašin (Cyrillic script: Вукашин) is an old Slavic name of Serbian origin. It is composed from two words: Vuk (wolf) and sin (son), so it means sin vuka (son of wolf). In some places in Croatia and Bosnia it can be found as a surname.

The name Vukašin can be found in Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Republika Srpska and Croatia (used by Serbs of Croatia). During sound change phoneme S became š.

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