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Gender: M Meaning of Bogdan: "gift from God" Origin of Bogdan: Russian

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Bogdan I the Founder (Romanian: Bogdan Intemeietorul) was the third or fourth voivode of Moldavia (c. 1363 - c. 1367).[1][2] He and his successors established the independence of Moldavia, freeing the territory east of the Carpathian Mountains of Hungarian and Tatar domination.

Bogdan II (1409 - “1451) was the Prince of Moldavia between October 12, 1449 and October 17, 1451, when he was assassinated by Petru Aron. The assassination put Moldavia into a civil war which lasted until his son Stephen gained the Moldavian throne in 1457.

Bogdan III the One-Eyed (Romanian: Bogdan al III-lea cel Chior) or Bogdan III the Blind (Romanian: Bogdan al III-lea cel Orb) (1470/1471 - April 20, 1517) Voivode of Moldavia from July 2, 1504 to 1517.

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Bogdan Wolynetz, original car wash owner on Breaking Bad
Bogdan or Bohdan appears in Romania and the Republic of Moldova. It is derived from the Slavic words "Bog/Boh", meaning "god", and "dan", meaning "given". The name appears to be an early calque from Byzantine Theodotus (Theodosius) with the same meaning.[1] The name is also used as a surname.