Name Element DARU

TYPE: Word
OTHER SCRIPTS: даръ (Church Slavic)

Meaning & History

Slavic element meaning "gift".
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: dar (Bulgarian), dar (Croatian), dar (Czech), dar (Polish), dar (Russian), dar (Serbian), dar (Slovak), dar (Slovene)
GIVEN NAME DESCENDANTS: Bojidar, Bozhidar, Bozhidara, Darina (Bulgarian), Božidar, Darinka (Croatian), Darina (Czech), Bozhidar (Macedonian), Bożydar (Polish), Božidar, Božidarka (Serbian), Darina (Slovak), Božidar, Darinka (Slovene)
SURNAME DESCENDANT: Bozhidarov (Bulgarian)

Sources & References

  • Rick Derksen, Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (2008), page 96