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Bushnak

Bushnak (, meaning " Bosnian" or " Bosniak", also transliteratedBushnaq, Boshnak and Bouchnak) is a surname common among Palestinians who are of Bosnian origin. Those sharing this surname are the descendants of Bosnian Muslims apprehensive of living under Christian rule after the Austro-Hungarian occupation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1878, who emigrated to Palestine within the Ottoman empire.

While not originally from one family, most Bosnians who emigrated to Palestine adopted Bushnak as a common surname, attesting to their origins.