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Bodell Name Meaning

English (Midlands): of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Beadle. Swedish: from bod ‘small hut’ + -ell, a frequent suffix of surnames, from the Latin adjectival ending -elius. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Bodelle, an occupational name for a beadle. Compare Bittel.

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

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Bodell Family Origin

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Bodell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Bricklayer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Bodell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Bodell's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bodell. A less common occupation for the Bodell family was Bricklayer.

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Bodell Life Expectancy

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