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Boda Name Meaning

Hungarian: from a derivative of Bod a personal name believed by some to be derived from a Turkic word meaning ‘twig’ but the etymology is uncertain. In Hungary such one-element personal names of pagan origin were given to servants usually before the 14th and 15th centuries when Christian names became dominant. Hungarian: possibly also from Bóda a pet form of the personal name Boldizsár Hungarian form of Baltazar (compare 3 below and Bodi ). Slovak (mainly Boďa): from a pet form of the personal name Baltazár Slovak form of Baltazar . Spanish: nickname from boda ‘wedding’ (from Latin vota ‘(marriage) vows’ plural of votum from vovere ‘to vow’). This surname is very rare in Spain. Altered form of French Canadian Beaudin Compare Bodah .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bora, Buda, Bodo, Bodi, Goda, Bolda, Bona, Bode, Bodin, Bors

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You can see how Boda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boda family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Boda families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Boda families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 55% of all the recorded Boda's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Boda families in 1911.
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What did your Boda ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Boda. 100% of Boda men worked as a Farmer. .

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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There are 834 military records available for the last name Boda. For the veterans among your Boda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boda lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Boda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Boda in 1960 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

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