Bodkin Family History

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Bodkin Name Meaning

Irish: from Bowdekyn, an English pet form of Baldwin, a Norman name well established in Ireland, described by McLysaght as the name of one of the ‘Tribes of Galway’.

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


Similar surnames: Bodin, Botkin, Godkin, Boykin, Boden, Boykins, Hodgkin, Bufkin

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Bodkin Family Origin

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Bodkin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Merchant

    18%
  • Bricklayer

    9%
  • Tinsmith

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bodkin family was Tinsmith. Farmer, Merchant and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bodkin. The most common Bodkin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 55% of Bodkin's were Farmers.

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Bodkin Life Expectancy

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