German place name
"people of the forest"

Dresden Origin and Meaning

The name Dresden is boy's name meaning "people of the forest".
Sad tinge to the name of the beautiful German city firebombed during World War II. Its name derives from Sorbian drezga, meaning "forest".

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Dresden in Pop Culture

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