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Bodnar Family History

Bodnar Name Meaning
Ukrainian: occupational name for a cooper, from bodnja ‘tub’.Polish and Slovak (Bodnár): from Low German, a borrowing of either Böddener ‘cooper’ or Bodner ‘cottager’.Hungarian (Bodnár): occupational name from the Slavic loanword bodnár ‘cooper’, of German origin.

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

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117,815 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,022 Military Records
8,489 Immigration Records
14,285 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Bodnar Families

  • Number of Bodnar families
     62 - 121
     21 - 61
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bodnar families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bodnar last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bodnar Family Origin

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Bodnar Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bodnar

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Bodnar Family Occupations

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Military Service by Bodnar

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