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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".
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)

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   wholesome   strong   strange   serious   nerdy  
Bulgaria: January 6
Croatia: November 8
Poland: March 19
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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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