Given Name DRUSUS

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Roman family name, also sometimes used as a praenomen, or given name, by the Claudia family. Apparently the name was first assumed by a Roman warrior who killed a Gallic chieftain named Drausus in single combat. Drausus possibly derives from a Celtic element meaning "strong".


history, saints, strength, uncertain etymology, warriors
FEMININE FORMS: Drusa, Drusilla
Entry updated March 14, 2016