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Bodner Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who dwelt in a valley bottom, from an agent derivative of Middle High German boden ‘floor’, ‘bottom’. North German: nickname for someone who lived in a small dwelling, from a derivative of Middle Low German bode, bude ‘booth’, ‘small house’, ‘cottage’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name as in 1 or an occupational name from East Yiddish bodner ‘cooper’ (from Belorussian or older Ukrainian bodnár) (see Bodnar).

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


Similar surnames: Bodmer, Borner, Bordner, Budner, Bodnar, Boden, Botner, Bohner, Boner

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Bodner Family Origin

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Bodner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Box Carder

    17%
  • Dairyman

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bodner family was Dairyman. Farmer, Blacksmith and Box Carder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bodner. The most common Bodner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Bodner's were Farmers.

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Bodner Life Expectancy

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