Name Element DRAGU

TYPE: Element
OTHER SCRIPTS: драгъ (Church Slavic)

Meaning & History

Slavic element meaning "dear, precious", from the root доргъ (dorgu).
GIVEN NAME DESCENDANTS: Dragan, Drago, Dragomir (Bulgarian), Draga, Dragan, Dragana, Drago, Dragomir, Dragoslav, Dragutin, Dražen, Draženka, Miodrag, Predrag (Croatian), Drahomír, Drahomíra, Drahoslav, Drahoslava (Czech), Dragan, Dragana (Macedonian), Dragomir (Romanian), Draga, Dragan, Dragana, Drago, Dragomir, Dragoslav, Dragoslava, Dragutin, Dražen, Miodrag, Predrag (Serbian), Drahomír, Drahomíra, Drahoslav, Drahoslava (Slovak), Draga, Dragan, Drago, Dragomir, Dragoslav, Dragutin (Slovene), Predrag (South Slavic)
SURNAME DESCENDANTS: Draganov, Dragomirov, Dragov (Bulgarian), Dragić, Dragović (Croatian), Dragić, Dragović (Serbian), Dragić (Slovene)

Sources & References

  • Rick Derksen, Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (2008), page 113
Entry updated December 8, 2017