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Boda Name Meaning
Spanish: nickname from boda ‘wedding’ (Latin vota ‘(marriage) vows’, plural of votum, from vovere ‘to vow’). The reasons for its adoption as a surname are probably anecdotal.Hungarian: from a derivative of Bod a personal name, believed by some to be derived from a Turkic word meaning ‘twig’, but the etymology is uncertain. In Hungary such one-element personal names of pagan origin were given to servants, usually before the 14th and 15th centuries when Christian names became dominant.Hungarian: possibly from Bóda, a pet form of the personal name Boldizsár, Hungarian form of Balthazar.Bulgarian: from Bogda, a short form of the male personal name Bogdan, or the female personal name Bogdana (see Bogdan).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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810 Military Records
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Name Distribution of Boda Families

  • Number of Boda families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Boda families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Boda families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Boda Family Origin

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Boda Immigration Information

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Boda Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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