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Bogdan Name Meaning

Polish, Slovak, Slovenian (Prekmurje, i.e. easternmost Slovenia), and Serbian: from the common Slavic personal name Bogdan, bohdan composed of the elements Bog ‘God’ + dan ‘gift’. This was not a Christian name sanctioned by the Orthodox Church, but was common as a familiar vernacular name, equivalent to Greek Theodoros ‘gift of God’ (see Theodore) or Theodotos ‘given by God’. As an American surname, it may also be a shortened form of any of numerous other Slavic surnames formed from this personal name. This is also found as a Romanian name. Hungarian (Bogdán): habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Bogdány, in Abaúj, Pest, Szabolcs, and Veszprém counties, or in Máramaros, now in Romania. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of numerous places in Belarus and Poland called Bogdany.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Bogdan Family Origin

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Bogdan Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

In 1880, the most common Bogdan occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 50% of Bogdan's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bogdan.

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