Boden Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Bode, or from a short form of any of the many compound names with the element Boden. German: topographic name for someone living in a valley bottom or the low-lying area of a field, Middle High German boden ‘ground’, ‘bottom’. Compare English Bottom. Swedish (Bodén): ornamental name, possibly from bod ‘small hut’ + the common surname suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius ‘descendant of’. English: according to Reaney, a late variant of Baldwin. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadáin.

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


Similar surnames: Bolen, Roden, Oden, Bowden, Bodeen, Bodin, Loden, Bode, Boren, Bogen

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Boden Family Origin

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Boden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Labourer

    19%
  • Servant

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Boden family was Blacksmith. The most common Boden occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Boden's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boden.

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Between 1945 and 2004, Boden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Boden in 1945 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boden

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