Bodo Family History

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Bodo Name Meaning

Hungarian (Bodó): from the old secular name Bodó, a derivative of the personal name Bod. Polish: perhaps from a pet form of the Old Slavic personal name Ostrobod, composed of the elements ostro ‘sharp’ + bod, from bode ‘to stab’, ‘prick’. Respelling of French Baudot, from a personal name derived from the Germanic root bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’.

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

Similar surnames: Boda, Bono, Bobo, Bode, Boros, Body, Boso, Bodi, Rado, Baro

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Bodo Family Origin

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Bodo Family Occupations

What did your Bodo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bodo occupation in the USA was In Cotton Mill. 33% of Bodo's were In Cotton Mills. A less common occupation for the Bodo family was Work In Cotton Mill. In Cotton Mill, Hostler and Skirt Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bodo.

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  • In Cotton Mill

  • Hostler

  • Skirt Cutter

  • Work In Cotton Mill


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Bodo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bodo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bodo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bodo. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bodo. For the veterans among your Bodo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bodo Life Expectancy

What is the average Bodo lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bodo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Bodo in 1943 was 27, and 84 in 2004.

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