Bodin Family History

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Bodin Name Meaning

French and English: from an Old French personal name Bodin, a pet form of any of the various Germanic personal names beginning with the element Bod- ‘messenger’. Altered spelling of French Beaudoin. Swedish: variant of Bodén (see Boden). German: probably from a Germanic personal name, see 1, or from the habitational name Boddin, name of several places in Mecklenburg and Brandenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Boden, Godin, Budin, Bolin, Modin, Bodi, Rodin, Bodkin, Molin, Babin

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Bodin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bodin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bodin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Bodin Family Origin

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Bodin Family Occupations

What did your Bodin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bodin family was Servant,Going To School. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bodin. The most common Bodin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 45% of Bodin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Servant,Going To School


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

Bodin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Bodin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bodin 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Bodin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bodin. For the veterans among your Bodin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bodin Life Expectancy

What is the average Bodin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bodin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Bodin in 1953 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bodin 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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