Bodden Family History

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Bodden Name Meaning

Dutch: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Bod(d)o (see Bode). German: variant of Boden 2.

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

Similar surnames: Boden, Budden, Bodin, Godden, Bowden, Boyden, Loden, Roden, Budde

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Bodden Family Origin

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Bodden Family Occupations

What did your Bodden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bodden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Bodden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bodden family was Bookkeeper. Farmer, Barber and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bodden.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Laborer

  • Bookkeeper


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bodden ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bodden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bodden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bodden 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Bodden. 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 979 military records available for the last name Bodden. For the veterans among your Bodden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bodden Life Expectancy

What is the average Bodden lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bodden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bodden in 1958 was 70, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bodden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bodden ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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