Božidar, Božidara

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Czech/Polish/Serbian/Slovak/Slovene
Meaning: “divine gift.”
Божидар
(BOH-zhee-DAH-rah).

The name is composed of the old Slavonic elements, bozy, meaning, god and dar, meaning, “gift.” In the Eastern Orthodox Churches, the name was designated as a cognate with the Greek, Theodore.

August 1st is the name-day.

Other forms include:

  • Bojidar Божидар (Bulgarian)
  • Bozsidár (Hungarian)
  • Bożydar/Bożdar (Polish)
  • Bozhidar Божидар (Serbian)

A Czech and Slovakian feminine form is Božidara.

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