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Bodeker Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Bödeker): occupational name for a cooper, from Middle Low German bodek ‘tub’, ‘vat’ + the agent suffix -er. Compare Boecker.

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


Similar surnames: Boedeker, Boeker, Bodner, Beeker, Bueker, Boenker, Boker, Boeke

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Bodeker Family Origin

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Bodeker Family Occupations

What did your Bodeker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bodeker family was Cooper. The most common Bodeker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Bodeker's were Farmers. Farmer, Apothecary and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bodeker.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Apothecary

    11%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Cooper

    11%

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

Bodeker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bodeker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bodeker 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bodeker. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bodeker. For the veterans among your Bodeker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bodeker Life Expectancy

What is the average Bodeker lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bodeker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Bodeker in 1958 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bodeker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bodeker 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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