Bodin Family History
Bodin Name Meaning
French and English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Bodin a pet form of Bodo a short form of any of various ancient Germanic personal names with the element bod ‘messenger’. Compare Beaudin Swedish: ornamental name possibly from bod ‘small hut’ or from a placename containing this element; the adjectival suffix -in is a derivative of Latin -in(i)us ‘relating to’. Compare Bodeen and Boden . German: probably from an ancient Germanic personal name (see 1 above) or a variant of the habitational name Boddin from a name of several places in Mecklenburg and Brandenburg.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022