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Dragon Name Meaning

French: from the Germanic personal name Drago, a short form of Dragwald, composed of the elements drag- ‘to carry’ + wald ‘power’, ‘rule’. French and English (of Norman origin): nickname or occupational name for someone who carried a standard in battle or else in a pageant or procession, from Middle English, Old French dragon ‘snake’, ‘monster’ (Latin draco, genitive draconis, from Greek drakon, ultimately from derkesthai ‘to flash’). This word was applied in Late Latin to military standards in the form of windsocks, so resembling snakes. Polish and Ukrainian: from dragon ‘dragoon’. Polish, Jewish (from Poland), and Ukrainian: from Polish dragon ‘dragoon’. As a Jewish name it is of ornamental origin. New England form of French D’Aragon (see Deragon).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Dragan, Drago, Deacon, Drain, Dragoo, Aragon, Rayon, Dragos, Ragon

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Dragon Family Origin

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Dragon Family Occupations

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In 1880, Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dragon. The most common Dragon occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Dragon's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Dragon family was Keeps House.

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Keeps House

    8%

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Dragon Historical Records

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Dragon Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Dragon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dragon in 1947 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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