Neven is a male name, in Croatia almost exclusively Croatian. It is one of the more common names (among the top 500) in Croatia, with over five thousand namesakes living there.
The relative popularity of names Neven in Croatia
The name Neven was the most popular from years 1965 to 1975. The peak year was 1967.
Name Neven is present mainly in North-West Croatia, and scarcely in Eastern Croatia. Most of the persons named Neven live in the following cities and municipalities: Zagreb (about a thousand), Split (over three hundred), Zadar (over two hundred). Relatively speaking, the city with the highest percentage of namesakes is Škabrnje (0.58% of total population).
Mentions in sources
In the sources analysed in the project Acta Croatica so far, the name is mentioned over a hundred times, the first time 2007 in source Encyclopaedia of Croatian Surnames.