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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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In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Bodner family was Dairyman.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Box Carder

    17%
  • Dairyman

    17%

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Bodner Historical Records

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Bodner Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Bodner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bodner in 1951 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

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