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Fun Facts about the name Drama

  • When was the first name Drama first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Drama is Tuesday, October 7th, 1884.
  • How unique is the name Drama? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Drama. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Drama: Your name in reverse order is Amard. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Radma. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Drama" mean? The list below shows the origins of Drama as well as things modernly associated with the name Drama such as celebrities named Drama.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Dra"ma
  1. A composition, in prose or poetry, accommodated to action, and intended to exhibit a picture of human life, or to depict a series of grave or humorous actions of more than ordinary interest, tending toward some striking result. It is commonly designed to be spoken and represented by actors on the stage."A divine pastoral drama in the Song of Solomon." [Milton.]
  2. A series of real events invested with a dramatic unity and interest."The dramaof war." [Thackeray.]"Westward the course of empire takes its way; The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day; Time's noblest offspring is the last." [Berkeley.]"The drama and contrivances of God's providence." [Sharp.]
  3. Dramatic composition and the literature pertaining to or illustrating it; dramatic literature.

Note: ☞ The principal species of the drama are tragedy and comedy; inferior species are tragi-comedy melodrama operas burlettas, and farces.

Etymology: L. drama, Gr. dra^ma, fr. dra^n to do, act; cf. Lith. daryti

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The quality of being arresting or highly emotional
  2. The literary genre of works intended for the theater
  3. A dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
  4. An episode that is turbulent or highly emotional

From Ancient Greek δρᾶμα (drâma, “an act, a theatrical act, a play”), from δράω (dráō, “to act, to take action, to achieve”).

  1. A composition, normally in prose, telling a story and intended to be represented by actors impersonating the characters and speaking the dialogue
  2. Such a work for television, radio or the cinema (usually one that is not a comedy)
  3. Theatrical plays in general
  4. A situation in real life that has the characteristics of such a theatrical play
  5. (slang) Rumor, lying or exaggerated reaction to life events; melodrama; an angry dispute or scene; intrigue or spiteful interpersonal maneuvering.

drama was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Cebuano, Czech, Icelandic, Irish, Latin, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Portuguese, Scottish Gaelic, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Swedish, Veps, and Welsh

What does the name Drama mean?

Dis for dashing, the romantic you!

Ris for romp, you know how to have fun!

Ais for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Mis for mirth, your laughter.

Ais for accord, the harmony you spread.

Past life for Drama born Sep 25, 1974

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Bulgaria approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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