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Bodeen Name Meaning

Swedish: topographic name from bod ‘small hut’ + the adjectival suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius. Alternatively, it may be from a place name containing the element bod.

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


Similar surnames: Boden, Loden, Broden, Boven, Bolen, Oden, Moden, Boren, Bodle, Roseen

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Where is the Bodeen family from?

You can see how Bodeen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bodeen family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Bodeen families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Bodeen families living in Illinois. This was about 58% of all the recorded Bodeen's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Bodeen families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bodeen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bodeen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bodeen. 27% of Bodeen men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Bodeen women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bodeen were Farm Laborer and Housework.

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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

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Carpenter
    20%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    16%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Housework
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bodeen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bodeen 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 150 immigration records available for the last name Bodeen. 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 124 military records available for the last name Bodeen. For the veterans among your Bodeen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bodeen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bodeen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bodeen in 1963 was 87, and 73 in 2004.

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