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Stanković (Serbian Cyrillic: Станковић, pronounced [stǎːŋkoʋitɕ]) is a common surname derived from the South Slavic masculine given name Stanko. Stanković is the eighth most frequent surname in Serbia,[1] and is also common in Croatia, with 2,842 carriers (2011 census).[2] It may also be transliterated as Stankovich or Stankovych.

Geographical distributionEdit

As of 2014, 81.6% of all known bearers of the surname Stanković were residents of Serbia (frequency 1:175), 8.4% of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1:840), 3.4% of Croatia (1:2,457), 3.2% of Kosovo (1:1,147) and 2.4% of Montenegro (1:529).

In Serbia, the frequency of the surname was higher than national average (1:175) in the following regions:[3]



  1. ^ Најчешћа имена и презимена (in Serbian). Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. 2011.
  2. ^ "Names and surnames in Republic of Croatia". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. Retrieved 2013-09-08.
  3. ^ Stanković surname distribution