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Bodi Family History

Bodi Name Meaning

from a short form of Bódizsár, a variant of the personal name Boldizsár, Hungarian form of Balthazar. nickname from bódi ‘fat’, ‘rotund’, or from the same word in the sense ‘mad’, ‘crazy’. written Bodi, possibly a habitational name for someone from a place called Bod in Heves county.

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


Similar surnames: Boda, Body, Bondi, Lodi, Bosi, Bodo, Boni, Bodin, Mori, Bode

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Where is the Bodi family from?

You can see how Bodi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bodi family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bodi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 22 Bodi families living in Ohio. This was about 85% of all the recorded Bodi's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Bodi families in 1880.
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What did your Bodi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bodi. 44% of Bodi men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Bodi women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bodi were Farmer and Housemaid.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    44%
  • Labor
    7%
  • Janitor
    7%
  • Farmer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    34%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Servant
    23%
  • Housemaid
    23%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bodi. 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 Cards

There are 743 military records available for the last name Bodi. For the veterans among your Bodi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bodi lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bodi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Bodi in 1960 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

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