Bodwell Family History

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Bodwell Name Meaning

English: origin uncertain. Perhaps a variant of Bidwell or possibly Bardwell.

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


Similar surnames: Bodell, Bowell, Bonwell, Bedwell, Bordwell, Bidwell, Rodwell, Oswell

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Bodwell Family Origin

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Bodwell Family Occupations

What did your Bodwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bodwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Bodwell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bodwell family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bodwell.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bodwell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bodwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bodwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bodwell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Bodwell

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bodwell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bodwell. For the veterans among your Bodwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bodwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Bodwell lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bodwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bodwell in 1953 was 65, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bodwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bodwell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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