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|Language(s)||Serbian, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Croatian|
|Meaning||Son of wolf|
|Region of origin||Central Balkan|
|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.
- Vukašin Mrnjavčević, a medieval Serbian king.
- Vukašin Brajić, a Bosnian Serb pop-rock singer.
- Vukašin Tomić, a Serbian football player.
- Vukašin Aleksić, a Serbian professional basketball player.
- Vukašin Dević, a Serbian football player.
- Vukašin Višnjevac, a Serbian footballer and football manager.
- Vukašin "Vule" Trivunović, a Serbian football player.
- Vukašin Poleksić, a Montenegrin football goalkeeper.
- Vukašin Petranović, former Yugoslav football player.
- Vukašin Šoškoćanin, Serbian war commander
- Vukašin Mandrapa, Serbian Orthodox saint and martyr, one of the Martyrs of Jasenovac