Given Name TRAJAN

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Трајан (Macedonian)
PRONOUNCED: TRAY-jən (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Roman cognomen Traianus, which is of unknown meaning. The Roman emperor Trajan (full name Marcus Ulpius Traianus) is considered among the most capable men to have led the empire. His military accomplishments include victories over Dacia and Parthia.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Traianus (Ancient Roman), Traian (Romanian)
USER SUBMISSION: Trajan

Categories

emperors, uncertain etymology
Entry updated December 8, 2017