Bodman Family History

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Bodman Name Meaning

English: from Old English boda ‘messenger’ or (ge)bod ‘message’ + mann ‘man’, ‘servant’, hence an occupational name denoting a messenger or the servant of a messenger. German: variant of Bodemann, a habitational name from Boden near Uelzen, or from the Bode river in the Harz Mountains. Jewish (from Belarus): occupational name for the keeper of a bathhouse, from Yiddish bod ‘bathhouse’ + man ‘man’.

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

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Bodman Family Origin

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Bodman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Carriage Maker

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bodman. A less common occupation for the Bodman family was Carriage Maker. The most common Bodman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Bodman's were Farmers.

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Bodman Life Expectancy

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