First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Dragan mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Dragan

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Serbia says the name Dragan means "Dear" and is of Serbian origin.
  2. A user from New Zealand says the name Dragan means "Darling, dear".
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Notable Persons Named Dragan

Notable Persons Named Dragan

Dragan Bender

Dragan Bender is a basketball player for the →Ironi Ramat Gan and Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C. in the Israeli Basketball Premier League and Euroleague. He has had major accomplishments since 2014. Dragan was born on November 17th, 1997 in Čapljina.

Dragan Stojković Piksi

Dragan Stojković Piksi is a soccer player for the Guangzhou R&F F.C., FK Radnički Niš, Red Star Belgrade, Olympique de Marseille, Hellas Verona F.C., Nagoya Grampus, and Serbia national football team. Dragan was born on March 3rd, 1965 in Niš, SFR Yugoslavia.

Dragan Džajić

Dragan Džajić is a soccer player for the Red Star Belgrade, SC Bastia, and Yugoslavia national football team. Dragan was born on May 30th, 1946 in Ub, Serbia.

Dragan Čović

Dragan Čović is a Chairperson of the House of Peoples, Minister of Finance of the Federation of Bosnia, Herzegovina, President of the Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia, Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia, Croat Member of the Presidency of Bosnia, Chairperson of theHous. Dragan was born on August 20th, 1956 in Mostar.

Dirty South

Dirty South is a house, progressive house, electro house, vocal house, and house music musician. He has been prominent since 2004. Dirty was given the name Dragan Roganović on November 15th, 1978 in Belgrade. Dirty is also known as Dirty South and Dragan Roganović (birth name).

Dragan Mićanović

They were most prominent from 1989 to present. Dragan was born Dragan Mićanović on September 30th, 1970 in Loznica. Dragan is also known as Gagica.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dragan

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dragan

Mircea Drăgan

Mircea Drăgan is a film director. They were most prominent from 1955 to 1992. Mircea was born on October 3rd, 1932 in Gura Ocniței.

Jaromír Dragan

Jaromír Dragan is a soccer player. He was most active from 1986 to 2000. Jaromír was born on September 14th, 1963 in Liptovský Mikuláš.

Stanisław Dragan

Stanisław was born on November 21st, 1941. They passed away on April 21st, 2007.

George Ernest Dragan

Ioan Drăgan

Ioan was born on December 2nd, 1965. They breathed their last breath on January 2nd, 2012.

Ion Dragan

Ion Dragan is an athlete for the Speranța Nisporeni.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dragan U.S.
  White 96.34% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.86% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.54% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.83% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dragan

People with the last name Dragan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dragan

  • How Popular is the name Dragan? Dragan is the 24,472nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Dragan was the 26,313th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dragan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 255 babies born with the first name Dragan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dragan to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dragan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Dragan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dragan is Friday, May 7th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Dragan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dragan was in 2012 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Dragan Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dragan is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Dragan: The name spelled backwards is Nagard. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Drgaan. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dragan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 928 people with the last name Dragan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dragan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dragan as their last name since less than 1 person in 323k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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