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".

Related Names

Feminine FormsDrusa, Drusilla

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Entry updated March 14, 2016