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Bogdan Name Meaning

Polish Rusyn Croatian Serbian Slovenian and Romanian; Ukrainian (standard transliteration Bohdan): from the common Slavic personal name Bogdan composed of the elements Bog ‘God’ + dan ‘given’ and thus equivalent to Greek Theodōtos ‘given by God’. In North America this surname may also be a shortened form of any of Slavic patronymics from this personal name e.g. Serbian and Croatian Bogdanić and Bogdanović (see Bogdanovic ). Compare Bogden and Bogdon . Hungarian (Bogdán): habitational name for someone from any of the places called Bogdány in Abaúj Pest Szabolcs and Veszprém counties or in Máramaros now in Romania. It is also found in Slovakia where it is also spelled Bogdáň and Bogdaň. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of numerous places in Belarus and Poland called Bogdany.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bowden, Boda, Jordan, Bodin, Bogin, Boden, Logan, Bagan, Bogen

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Where is the Bogdan family from?

You can see how Bogdan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bogdan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Bogdan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Bogdan family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Bogdan's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Bogdan families in 1891.
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What did your Bogdan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bogdan. 28% of Bogdan men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Bogdan women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bogdan were Proprietor and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Machinist
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Stenographer
  • Cigar Maker
  • Clerk
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Passenger Lists

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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Bogdan. For the veterans among your Bogdan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bogdan lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bogdan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bogdan in 1943 was 26, and 80 in 2004.

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