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

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Boddy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Student

    8%
  • Grocer

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%

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

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Boddy Historical Records

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Boddy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boddy

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