Boedeker Family History

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Boedeker Name Meaning

North German (Bödeker) and Dutch: one of several occupational names for a cooper, from Middle Low German bodeker, bödeker, an agent derivative of bodek, budik ‘vat’, ‘barrel’. Compare Boettcher.

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

Similar surnames: Bodeker, Boeder, Boecker, Beeker, Bodner, Betker, Boenker, Bordner

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Boedeker Family Origin

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Boedeker Family Occupations

What did your Boedeker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boedeker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Boedeker's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boedeker. A less common occupation for the Boedeker family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher

  • Laborer


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

Boedeker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boedeker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boedeker 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 449 immigration records available for the last name Boedeker. 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 877 military records available for the last name Boedeker. For the veterans among your Boedeker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boedeker Life Expectancy

What is the average Boedeker lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Boedeker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Boedeker in 1961 was 57, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boedeker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boedeker 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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