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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dracula

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  • A user from Brazil says the name Dracula is of Romanian origin and means "Son of the dragon".
  • A user from Minnesota, United States says the name Dracula is of Latin origin and means "Son of the dragon".
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  1. Fictional vampire in a gothic horror novel by Bram Stoker
  2. Comprises tropical American species usually placed in genus Masdevallia: diminutive plants having bizarre and often sinister-looking flowers with pendulous scapes and motile lips

From the name Vlad III Dracula (also known as Vlad Țepeș), from his father's name Vlad II Dracul, who was given the name by the Order of the Dragon. Dracul comes from the Romanian drac (“devil”), itself deriving from the Latin draco (“dragon”).

  1. The fictional vampire in the novel of the same name by Bram Stoker.
  2. A former prince of Wallachia.

Dracula was also found in the following language(s): Translingual

Notable Persons Named Dracula

Dracula is a comics character.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dracula

Vlad III Dracula is a monarch. His career lasted from 1448 to 1448.


Count is also known as Dracula, Count De Ville, Mr. De Ville, Vlad III Dracula, and Vlad the Impaler.


Brides of Dracula is a fictional character.


Dracula is a comics character.


Count Vladimir Dracula is a former voivode and voivode.


Fun Facts about the name Dracula

  • How unique is the name Dracula? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Dracula was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Dracula: Your name in reverse order is Alucard. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cudrlaa. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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