Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. RA-doos  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Czech word rád "happy, glad". The Czech author Julius Zeyer probably created it for a character in his play Radúz and Mahulena (1898).

Related Names

Feminine FormRadana
Other Languages & CulturesRadovan, Rade(Croatian) Radu(Romanian) Radovan, Rade(Serbian) Radovan(Slovak)

Name Days

Slovakia: December 10


Entry updated November 16, 2019