Bod Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Rod, Tod, Son, Ko, Sok, Kos, So, Yon, You, Lord

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Bod Family Origin

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Bod Family Occupations

What did your Bod ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bod occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bod's were Farmers. Farmer and Hatt Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bod.

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  • Farmer

  • Hatt Maker


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Bod Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bod. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bod census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 408 immigration records available for the last name Bod. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bod. For the veterans among your Bod ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bod Life Expectancy

What is the average Bod lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2000, in the United States, Bod life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bod in 1963 was 69, and 99 in 2000.

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