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.