Zlatko


Gender: Masculine
Origin: Bulgarian/Croatian/Czech/Macedonian/Serbian/Slovak/Slovene
Meaning: “golden; honey coloured.”
Златко
(ZLAHT-ko)

The name is derived from the Slavic word, zlata, meaning, “gold.” This form of the name referes to the honey brown golden colour. The designated name-day in the Czech Republic and Slovakia is June 12th; in Bulgaria, its October 18. Feminine versions include: Zlata and Zlatka. Another masculine form is Zlatan.

The name was borne by famous Croatian violinist, Zlatko Balakovic (1895-1965)

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