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

The name Bogdan is a boy's name of Russian, Ukrainian origin meaning "gift from God". Bogdan and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Blessed and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

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Funny, you don't sound Russian.

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Zelliew Says:


Now I see Dan in the bog

senseandsensibility Says:


There is no 'down' in here :) The -dan ending is pronounced like Dan in Daniel for example :)

clairels Says:


Sounds like "bog down."