Dušan

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Dušan
PronunciationCzech: [ˈduʃan]
Serbo-Croatian: [dǔʃan]
Slovak: [ˈduʂan]
Gendermale
Language(s)Slavic
Origin
Language(s)Slavic
Word/nameduša "soul"
Derivationduš- (root) + an (suffix)
Region of originSlavic
Other names
Pet form(s)Dule (in Serbian)
Related namesDuško (in Serbian)

Dušan (Serbian Cyrillic: Душан) is a Slavic given name primarily used in countries of Yugoslavia; and among Slovaks and Czechs.[1] The name is derived from the Slavic noun duša "soul".[2]

Occurrence[edit]

Emperor of Serbs and Greeks Stefan Dušan
Name Count people (Rank) State Date
Dušan 14,972 Czechia 2016[3]
Dušan 10,191 (19th) Slovakia 1995-08-22[4]
Dušan 7,660 (33rd) Slovenia 2021-01-01[5]
Dušan 5,656 Croatia 2011[6]

In Serbia, it was the 29th most popular name for males, as of 2010.[7]

People[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dušan Forename, p. forebears.io, retrieved 2021-04-04
  2. ^ Miklosich, Franz (1860). Die Bildung der slavischen Personennamen (in German). Vienna: Aus der kaiserlich-königlichen Hoff- und Staatdruckerei. p. 61.
  3. ^ Malačka, Ondřej; Samek, Jan. "Jméno: 'Dušan', počet výskytů 14972 v celé ČR". kdejsme.cz. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  4. ^ "SLOVENSKÁ REČ, 66 | 2001 | 1 |". Bratislava: SLOVAK ACADEMIC PRESS, spol. s r. o. 2001. p. 8. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  5. ^ "Male first names by FIRST NAME, MEASURES and YEAR. PxWeb". Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  6. ^ "Popis stanovništva 2011". dzs.hr. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  7. ^ "Število moških z imenom DUŠAN: 8.318 (ali 0,8 % vseh moških)" (in Slovenian). Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia.