Every Monday we will post an entry that hasn’t yet been published with a view towards harnessing the collective onomastic power of the internet. If you have any thoughts about the name’s origin, other variants it might be related to, other examples of its use, etc., please share them in the comments! If you wish to browse other Mystery Monday names, there is an index.
Today’s mystery name is Bohus(s)ius, a masculine name found in Moravia in the middle of the 14th C. All of our examples come from Latin contexts, but one citation — Bohusye — gives us some insight into what the vernacular forms would look like.
If you have any information on this name, please share it in the comments!