Boddy Family History

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Boddy Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Body. Possibly also an altered spelling of Hungarian Bódi (see Bodi).

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

Similar surnames: Body, Doddy, Bodey, Bodi, Bowdry, Boody, Bodin, Bodie, Caddy, Buday

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Boddy Family Origin

Where is the Boddy family from?

Boddy Family Occupations

What did your Boddy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Boddy family was Labourer. The most common Boddy occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Boddy's were Farmers. Farmer, Student and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boddy.

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  • Farmer

  • Student

  • Grocer

  • Labourer


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

Boddy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 47,000 census records available for the last name Boddy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boddy 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Boddy. 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 Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Boddy. For the veterans among your Boddy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boddy Life Expectancy

What is the average Boddy lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Boddy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Boddy in 1953 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boddy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boddy 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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