Borozan

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Borozan
Origin
Language(s)Serbo-Croatian
Meaning"trumpeter"
Other names
Variant form(s)Borozanović

Borozan (Serbian Cyrillic: Борозан) is a Croatian, Montenegrin and Serbian surname, meaning "trumpeter". The etymology of the word is Ottoman Turkish, from the native Turkish boru ("pipe", "tube", "trumpet", "bugle") and the Persian suffix -zen or -zan denoting one who plays an instrument.[1]

People named Borozan include:

Anthropology[edit]

  • The Borozan brotherhood in Ceklin (in Montenegro), according to tradition, originate from a ban Radivoj, which is supported from a document dating to 1609.[2] The Borozani and Lompari of Ceklin are related, claiming the same ancestor, who is believed to have settled in Bokovo from Strugare, originally from Burovik.[3] The brotherhood has the slava of Đurđic (St. George).[2] A Borozan family settled in Cetinje in 1807.[4]
  • A Borozan family was among the ktetors (donators) to the building (1847–51) of the Church of St. Nicholas in Kumanovo (in R. Macedonia).[5]
  • A Borozan brotherhood headed by brothers Đuro, Stojan and Uroš who together had 18 children lived in Mostar (in Bosnia and Herzegovina) during World War II; most of the family were killed by the Ustasha.[6]
  • A Borozan brotherhood lived in Košutica and Borova (in Leposavić, Kosovo) prior to World War II.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Anić; et al. "'borozan' in the Croatian language dictionary" (in Croatian). Znanje. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  2. ^ a b Mihailo P. Borozan (1960). Prilog istorijskog prošlosti Ceklinskog plemena: (Bokovo od naseljenja do 1941 god.). pp. 22–27.
  3. ^ Јован Л Вукмановић; Обрен Благојевић (1988). Црмница, антропогеографска и етнолошка испитивања: antropogeografska i etnološka ispitivanja. Српска академија наука и уметности. p. 63. ISBN 978-86-7025-100-7.
  4. ^ Glasnik cetinjskih muzeja. 7–9. 1974. p. 119.
  5. ^ Jovan Hadži-Vasiljević (1909). Južna stara Srbija: istorijska, etnografska i politička istraživanja. Nova stamparija Davidović. pp. 556–.
  6. ^ NIN. nedeljne informativne novine. Politika. 1975. p. 56.
  7. ^ Srpski etnografski zbornik. 60-61. Akademija. 1950. pp. 153, 212, 216.