What does the name "Jadovno", a town near Gospić where a concentration camp used to be during World War 2, mean? Was the town named after the concentration camp (from "jad" meaning "suffering") or was it the other way around? If it was the other way around, what does the name "Jadovno" mean then?
The usual pattern is that a concentration camp was built a bit 'into the woods' and then named after the nearest town, village or geographical feature. (One exception may be "Arbeitsdorf", ie: 'labour village'.)
For Jadovno it is the exact same thing.
Jadovno is situated in the former županija Lika-Krbava (County). Which is and was quite thinly settled.
Serbian Wikipedia states that the camp "was built in the hamlet of Jadovno."
Jadovno belongs to Trnovac, and that unit's population development was as follows: