Croatian, a standardized register of the Serbo-Croatian language, is spoken primarily by Croats in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Croatian has four distinct dialects spoken and the standard and literary form of Croatian is based on the main dialect, Shtokavian. Vernacular texts in Croatian first appeared in the 13th century and the language was sometimes referred to as “Baroque” Slavism. Croatia is located in Southeast Europe, bordered by Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Due to its location and Slavic parentage, Croatian does resemble other Slavic languages in sound and tone. Baby Name World maintains a substantial list of Croatian, Hungarian and other Slavic baby names and name meaning to help your search for a unique baby name.