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Bogdanoff Name Meaning

Alternative spelling of Russian, Bulgarian, and Macedonian Bogdanov, a patronymic from the personal name Bogdan meaning ‘gift of God’. Among the Orthodox it was sometimes used to denote an illegitimate child or foundling. Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name for someone from any of the various places in Belarus called Bogdanovo or Bogdany.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bogdan, Bogdanski, Romanoff, Bogdanovich, Danoff, Rogoff, Boroff

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Where is the Bogdanoff family from?

You can see how Bogdanoff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bogdanoff family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Bogdanoff families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Bogdanoff families living in California. This was about 20% of all the recorded Bogdanoff's in the USA. California and 1 other state had the highest population of Bogdanoff families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bogdanoff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bogdanoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bogdanoff. 17% of Bogdanoff men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Bogdanoff women worked as a Laundress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bogdanoff were New Worker and Packer.

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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
    17%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Tailor
    14%
  • New Worker
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laundress
    24%
  • Sorter
    16%
  • Operator
    16%
  • Packer
    16%
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Census Records

There are 984 census records available for the last name Bogdanoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bogdanoff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bogdanoff. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 320 military records available for the last name Bogdanoff. For the veterans among your Bogdanoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bogdanoff lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bogdanoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bogdanoff in 1950 was 65, and 91 in 2004.

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