Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Bogus m. A diminutive of any Slavic name beginning with Slavic bog, bóg, boh, boż 'rich; a god'.

Cf. Bohun.

Czech Republic
Latin
1349 Bohussij (gen) chlumecky 59, Bohussio (dat) ibid. 54, Bohussius (nom) ibid. 39; 1350 Bohusius (nom) ibid. 209; 1351 Bohusse (nom) ibid. 50; 1353 Bohusio (dat) ibid. 110, Bohusius (nom) ibid. 130, Bohusse (nom) ibid. 75, Bohussio (dat) ibid. 130, Bohussium (acc) ibid. 75, Bohussius (nom) ibid. 27, p. 22, Bohusye (nom) ibid. 12, p. 21; 1356 Bohusschij (gen) ibid. 119, Bohusschio (dat) ibid. 120; 1358 Bohuschio (dat) ibid. 215, p. 30, Bohusschio (dat) ibid. 426, p. 38, Bohussius (nom) ibid. 237, p. 31
Poland
Latin
1242 Bogussa (nom) CDT1 XV
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Bogus". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Bogus.