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Drago

Drago (pr. dra-go; Forvocomes from a Slavic element meaning “precious, dear” via Proto-Slavic *dorgъ (dear, expensive; dear, lovable, precious) derived from a PIE root word. Drago (pronounced the same as above) is also the Italian form of Draco which comes from Latin meaning “dragon”, a Spanish word meaning “dragon tree”, though it’s also a Spanish, Portuguese, and Catalan first-person singular of dragar (to dredge). As an Italian surname it originates from the Italian source.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Draško (Serbian, Croatian)
  • Dragan (Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Bulgarian)
  • Drahomír (Czech, Slovak)
  • Drahoslav (Czech, Slovak)
  • Dragomir (Serbian, Croatian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic)
  • Dragos (Romanian)
  • Dragoș (Romanian)
  • Dražen (Croatian, Serbian)

 

Female forms:

  • Draga (Slovene, Croatian, Serbian)
  • Dragana (Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian)
  • Draženka (Croatian)
  • Dragica (Serbian, Croatian, Slovene)
  • Dragoslava (Serbian, Medieval Slavic)

 

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