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Gender Masculine
Scripts Богдан(Russian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Macedonian, Church Slavic)
Pronounced Pron. BAWG-dan(Polish)
bug-DAN(Russian)
BOG-dan(Serbian, Croatian)
bog-DAN(Romanian)
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Meaning & History

Means "given by God" from the Slavic elements bogu "god" and dan "given".

Related Names

VariantBohdan(Polish)
DiminutivesBoško(Slovene) Boban, Boško(Serbian) Boško(Croatian) Boban(Macedonian)
Feminine FormsBogdana, Bogna(Polish) Bogdana(Slovene) Bogdana, Dana(Bulgarian) Bogdana(Serbian) Bogdana(Romanian)
Other Languages & CulturesBahdan(Belarusian) Bohdan(Czech) Bohdan(Slovak) Bohdan(Ukrainian)
Surname DescendantsBogdanov(Bulgarian) Bogdanić, Bogdanović(Croatian) Bogdanov(Russian) Bogdanović(Serbian)

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People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   wholesome   strong   strange   serious   nerdy  
Bulgaria: January 6
Croatia: November 8
Poland: March 19
Poland: July 17
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Sources & References

  1. Goldschmidt, Paul. A Dictionary of Period Russian Names, available from https://heraldry.sca.org/names/paul/.
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