Dragan name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Old Slavic, Slavonic and English
Usage: Slavic, Slovenian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish and Finnish
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Dragan d-ra-gan
Meaning: Dorogo, Meri, Loving, Expensive, Peace and The Element Dorog Meaning Dear Precious
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What does Dragan mean?

The uncommon boy name Dragan is of Old Slavic, English and Slavonic origin and is used largely in Slavic, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Slovenian and Norwegian languages, Dragan means "Dorogo, Meri, Loving, Expensive, Peace or The Element Dorog Meaning Dear Precious".

Dragan is a variant form of prevailing Dragon. Curious Dragon's origin is English is largely used in English, meaning of Dragon is "Mythical Creature". Dragan is abridged form of Dragomir. Also Dragomir is variant transcription of DRAG;MIR.

Also Dragomir is variant transcription of DRAG;MER. Meaning of Dragomir is Loving and Expensive has its origin in Old Slavic and Slavonic. Dragan is equivalent of Draga in Slavic language.

How do I pronounce Dragan?

The three syllabled name Dragan is pronounced, d-ra-gan.

Variants of Dragan

Dragon, Draga

How popular is the name Dragan?

Dragan is a unique baby name in France, it has been in use since 1965 and was able to reach the top 500 names. In 1973, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 443 on boy names chart when 40 babies were named Dragan.

Over 700 babies in France have been named Dragan. The moniker is an uncommon baby name in United States, even after 35 years of use, it could not make it big.

Over 246 babies in United States have been named Dragan.

Dragan is a rare baby name in England and Wales and may not be used now as it was last seen in 2002.

However things change on global perspective, Dragan is extremely popular in Serbia where every 1 in 60 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, North Macedonia and Montenegro.

At least, 210000 people globally have been given the name as per our evaluation.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


What numerology tells about Dragan?

Once you put your mind to something, there's no letting go until you get it done. Helping people, protecting nature and animals are your main preoccupation. You don't believe in rules and restrictions. Reason behind your depressive episodes that occur occasionally is being way too sensitive. You have the heart of a warrior. As a lover, you are cold-hearted and distant. You are a perfectionist and like to have things in order even to the tiniest detail.

Other names similar to Dragan

  •  Marlise - Uncommon girl name Marlise has origin in German and English-American, substantially used in Danish, Finnish and Swedish languages, Marlise means "Liese or Maria"
  •  Anke - Originated from Hebrew, Admired Anke means "Mercy, He (God) Was Gracious or Grace" used commonly in Dutch and Norwegian is commonly given to girls
  •  Lubov - Queer girl name Lubov means "Ljuba" and is particulary used in Finnish, Russian and Swedish came from Slavonic and Old Slavic
  •  Gillis - Infrequent boy name Gillis means "Shield or Aigilops". It is rooted from Old Greek and Celtic is majorly used in Swedish and Scandinavian
  •  Minne - Originated from Germanic, Curious and Timeless Minne is used in German, Danish and Finnish, Minne means "Composition or Will" is used as a girl name

Famous people named Dragan

  • Dragan Maršićanin, Serbian economist and politician
  • Dragan Đorđević, presidential candidate
  • Dragan Mikerević, Serb politician from Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Dragan Paskaš, former Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Serbia and Montenegro
  • Dragan Đurović, deputy Prime Minister of Montenegro
  • Dragan Čavić, Bosnian politician of Serb ethnicity,
  • Dragan Lukić, Serbian children's writer
  • Dragan Tsankov, Bulgarian politician and the first Liberal Party Prime Minister of the country
  • Dragan Todorović, writer and multimedia artist
  • Dragan Obrenović, former Bosnian Serb senior officer and commander
  • Dragan Nikolić, Bosnian Serb army commander of the Sušica detention camp near Vlasenica
  • Dragan Vučić, Macedonian composer and singer
  • Dragan Karanfilovski-Bojs, Macedonian singer, composer and guitar player
  • Dragan Radulović, Montenegrin writer, literary reviewer and essayist
  • Dragan Mladenović, member of the Yugoslav handball team which won the gold medal
  • Dragan Tomić, former Speaker of the National Assembly
  • Dragan Marušič, {{cite web
  • Dragan Čović, Bosnian Croat politician and leader of the Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina party
  • Dragan Jočić, Serbian lawyer and politician
  • Dragan Kojadinović, Serbian Minister of Culture
  • Dragan Mladenović, retired Serbian professional footballer
  • Dragan Nikolić, Serbian actor
  • Dragan Stojković, Serbian former footballer
  • Dragan Džajić, former Serbian footballer
  • Dragan Blatnjak, Bosnian-Herzegovinian football manager and former player
  • Dragan Vasiljković, commander of a Serb paramilitary unit called the 'Knindže'
  • Dragan Tarlać, retired Serbian professional basketball player
  • Dragan Bjelogrlić, Serbian actor, director, and producer
  • Dragan Kojić Keba, Serbian recording artist
  • Dragan Primorac, Croatian pediatrician
  • Dragan Zorić, Serbian sprint canoer
  • Dragan Pantelić, Yugoslav former professional footballer
  • Dragan Načevski, Macedonian retired football striker
  • Dragan Bogavac, Montenegrin former professional footballer
  • Dragan Perišić, Serbian football defender last playing with FK Zemun
  • Dragan Simeunović, former Yugoslav football goalkeeper
  • Dragan Šutanovac, Serbian politician
  • Dragan Đilas, Serbian politician and businessman
  • Dragan Marinković, Bosnian actor and TV personality from Sarajevo
  • Dragan Vukmir, Serbian professional footballer
  • Dragan Stojkić, Bosnian-Herzegovinian football goalkeeper
  • Dragan Holcer, Yugoslav association football defender
  • Dragan Mrđa, Serbian footballer who plays as a forward
  • Dragan Stančić, Serbian football coach and former football player
  • Dragan Đukić, Swiss football player
  • Dragan Žilić, Serbian professional footballer
  • Dragan Jakovljević, Bosnian Serb former footballer
  • Dragana Milosevic in Ja vec jesam sve ono sto zelim da imam as Actress
  • Dragana Micalovic in Marko Kraljevic: Fantasticna avantura as Actress
  • Dragana Varagic in Varljivo leto '68 as Actress
  • Dragana Mrkic in Oficir s ruzom as Actress
  • Dragana Atlija in Everly as Actress
  • Dragan Lakovic in Deco, pevajte sa nama as Actor
  • Dragan Nikolic in Ortaci as Actor
  • Dragan Mijalkovski in Najlepse godine as Actor
  • Dragan Bakema in Brownian Movement as Actor
  • Dragan Petrovic in Lepa sela lepo gore as Actor
  • Dragan Dragutinović is a Serbian footballer.
  • Director Dragan Abjanic, known for movie N.E.P.
  • In 1960 action and drama flick, Signali nad gradom, Dragan Ocokoljic characterized Partizan Edo.


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
  4. Office fédéral de la statistique, https://www.bfs.admin.ch/bfs/fr/home/statistiques/population/naissances-deces/prenoms-nouveaux-nes.html
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