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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Serbian and Croatian : from the personal name Dragan, from the adjective drag ‘dear’, ‘beloved’.
  • Polish and Ukrainian : nickname from dragan ‘dragon’ (later also dragon). Compare Dragon.
  • German : from a Germanic personal name Trago, cognate with Anglo-Saxon dragan ‘to roam or wander’, or a habitational name from a place named Drage, near Hamburg or Schleswig-Holstein.

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