Bodiford Family History

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Bodiford Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. It is probably a variant of English Bideford, habitational name from a seaport in North Devon, named with the Cornish river name B¯d, name of a local stream, + Old English ea ‘river’, + ford ‘ford’. Alternatively, it may perhaps be from Buddleford in Devon, so named with Old English boðl ‘dwelling’, ‘house’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Ledford, Bedford, Radford, Rochford, Binford, Bickford, Botsford

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Bodiford Family Origin

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Bodiford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Cedar Cutter

    4%
  • Cook

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bodiford family was Cook. The most common Bodiford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Bodiford's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Cedar Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bodiford.

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