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What does Bohdan mean?

Bohdan Pronunciation of Bohdan [bo-hdan] as a name for boys is of Slavic origin, and Bohdan means "God's gift". Bohdan is an alternate spelling of Bogdan (Slavic).

Associated with: gift.


1 alternative form via Bogdan: Boban.

Creative forms:
(male) Bobran, Boton, ..

(female) Boblan, Boda, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bohdan Scott (B.S.), ..

How popular is Bohdan?

Bohdan is an unusual first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#116123 out of 150436, Top 77%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Bohdan entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #1662 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bohdan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bohdan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Bohdan is pronounced similarly to Beaudan, Boden, Bodin, Bodine, Bowden and Bowdoin. Other recommended names are Abidan, Achidan, Adan, Athan, Ban, Barden, Bardon, Beagan, Beaman, Beegan, Beeman, Belden, Beldon, Bidal, Boas, Bolton, Bonar, Bond, Borbon, Borden, Bordin, Bordon, Bourn, Bowen, Boyn, Bradan, Braydan, Brendan, Broden, Bryan, Bunyan, Byran, Cadan, Caedan, Colman, Conan, Cowan, Coyan, Dorian, Dowan, Gehan, Gobban, Goldman, Gordan, Hofman, Ihsan, Johan, Joran, Jordan, Jorian, Jovan, Kadan, Kahan, Kaydan, Khan, Mandan, Mohican, Nolan, Othman, Roban, Rogan, Rohan, Roldan, Rollan, Ronan, Roydan, Shan, Sohan and Torran. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bohdan.

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