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Gender: Male Origin of Gogol: Russian surname

The name Gogol is a boy's name of Russian origin. Gogol and is often added to lists like Literary Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Detailed Namebank/Dice Game".

From the experts:

The unlikely name of the hero of Jhumpa Lahiri's The Namesake, named for an author his father revered.

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Famous People Named Gogol

Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol, Russian novelist and short story writer

Pop Culture References for the name Gogol

Gogol Bordello, an punk rock band with Eastern European influences
Gogol (Nikhil) Ganguli, main character of the novel "The Namesake," written by Jhumpa Lahiri