Bodmer Family History

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Bodmer Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who dwelt in a valley bottom, from Middle High German bodem ‘floor’, ‘bottom’, or a habitational name from either of two places in Switzerland: Bodmen near Zurich or Bodman on Lake Constance. occupational name for someone who put down floors, from the same word as 1.

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


Similar surnames: Bodner, Boden, Bommer, Balmer, Boller, Sommer, Colmer, Boyer, Bramer

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Bodmer Family Origin

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Bodmer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Shoemaker

    8%
  • Stone Mason

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Bodmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Bodmer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bodmer family was Stone Mason. Farmer, Carpenter and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bodmer.

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Bodmer Historical Records

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Bodmer Life Expectancy

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