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Bod Family History

Bod Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Bond, Bo, Bold, Boda, Bow, Box, Bos, Bon, Body, Bode

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Where is the Bod family from?

You can see how Bod families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bod family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bod families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Bod families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Bod's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Bod families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bod surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bod ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Bod. 60% of Bod men worked as a Farm Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farm Laborer
  • Laborer
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 408 immigration records available for the last name Bod. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Bod lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2000, in the United States, Bod life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bod in 1963 was 69, and 99 in 2000.

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