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Origin and Meaning of Draco

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  • A user from Washington, United States says the name Draco is of Romanian origin and means "Dragon".
  • A submission from Australia says the name Draco means "Dragon" and is of Latin origin.
Other origins: English

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Dra"co
  1. [Astron] The Dragon, a northern constellation within which is the north pole of the ecliptic.
  2. A luminous exhalation from marshy grounds.
  3. [Zoöl] A genus of lizards. See Dragon, 6.

Etymology: L. See Dragon

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  1. A reptile genus known as flying dragons or flying lizards
  2. A faint constellation twisting around the north celestial pole and lying between Ursa Major and Cepheus
  3. Athenian lawmaker whose code of laws prescribed death for almost every offense (circa 7th century BC)

From Latin dracō, from Ancient Greek δράκων (drákōn, “dragon”)

  1. (astronomy) A circumpolar constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a dragon. It features a line of stars (including Thuban) that winds between Ursa Major and Ursa Minor.
  2. The name of an Athenian lawgiver, known for the severity of his laws.
  3. (Greek mythology) One of Actaeon's hounds.

Draco was also found in the following language(s): Translingual, Latin, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Draco

Draco Malfoy is a fictional character.


Draco was a legislator. Draco was born in -650. He passed away in -600.


Draco Rosa is a rock music, rock en español, alternative rock, art rock, experimental rock, psychedelic rock, indie rock, and electronic music musician. He plays Gibson Les Paul. His ongoing career started in 1984. Draco was given the name Robert Edward Rosa Suárez on June 27th, 1969 in Long Island, New York, US. Draco is also known as Robi Draco Rosa, Robi Rosa, Draco, Ian Blake, and Dolores del Infante.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Draco

Draco was a legislator. Draco was born in -650. He passed away in -600.


How popular is the baby name Draco in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1997 8 0 8
1998 6 0 6
1999 7 0 7
2000 15 0 15
2001 12 0 12
2002 12 0 12
2003 15 0 15
2004 19 0 19
2005 25 0 25
2006 23 0 23
2007 28 0 28
2008 26 0 26
2009 20 0 20
2010 31 0 31
2011 32 0 32
2012 51 0 51
2013 27 0 27
2014 42 0 42
2015 36 0 36
2016 36 0 36
2017 38 0 38
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Draco

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Fun Facts about the name Draco

  • How Popular is the name Draco? Draco is the 16,122nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Draco have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 509 babies born with the first name Draco in the United States. That's more than enough people named Draco 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 Draco? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Draco first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Draco is Sunday, January 22nd, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Draco born? The highest recorded use of the first name Draco was in 2012 with a total of 51 babies.
  • Random Draco Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Draco is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Draco: Your name in reverse order is Ocard. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Caodr. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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