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Gender Masculine
Scripts Радован(Serbian, Church Slavic)
Pronounced Pron. RA-daw-van(Slovak)
RA-do-van(Czech)
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Meaning & History

Derived from the Slavic element rad "happy, willing" combined with another element of unknown meaning.

Related Names

DiminutivesRadek(Czech) Rade(Serbian) Rade(Croatian)
Feminine FormsRadana(Czech) Rada, Radojka(Serbian) Radojka(Croatian)
Other Languages & CulturesRadu(Romanian)

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Croatia: January 13
Czech Republic: January 14
Slovakia: January 14

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Sources & References

  1. Goldschmidt, Paul. A Dictionary of Period Russian Names, available from https://heraldry.sca.org/names/paul/.
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