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name day

RC Church the feast day of a saint whose name one bears
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Over 300A 000 Bulgarians with the most popular Bulgarian name a Ivan a and its derivatives a are set to celebrate one of Bulgaria's most popular name days a Ivanovden, i.
This has become clear from data about names in Bulgaria released Friday by the National Statistical Institute, which also indicates that more than 100A 000 Bulgarians with the name 'Yordan' (Jordan) will be celebrating their name days a a unique Bulgarian tradition a on Epiphany, also known in Bulgaria as Yordanovden.
In Bulgaria, people with names such as Blagovest, Blagovesta, Blagoy, Blaga, and Evangelina have name days Sunday.