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Boda Name Meaning

Spanish: nickname from boda ‘wedding’ (Latin vota ‘(marriage) vows’, plural of votum, from vovere ‘to vow’). The reasons for its adoption as a surname are probably anecdotal. Hungarian: from a derivative of Bod a personal name, believed by some to be derived from a Turkic word meaning ‘twig’, but the etymology is uncertain. In Hungary such one-element personal names of pagan origin were given to servants, usually before the 14th and 15th centuries when Christian names became dominant. Hungarian: possibly from Bóda, a pet form of the personal name Boldizsár, Hungarian form of Balthazar. Bulgarian: from Bogda, a short form of the male personal name Bogdan, or the female personal name Bogdana (see Bogdan).

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


Similar surnames: Bora, Buda, Bodo, Bodi, Goda, Bolda, Bona, Bode, Bodin, Bors

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Boda Family Origin

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Boda Family Occupations

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In 1939, Film Ledger Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Boda. 34% of Boda men worked as a Film Ledger Clerk and 50% of Boda women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boda were Ladies Tailor (master) and Parlourmaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Film Ledger Clerk
    34%
  • Gravure Printers Assistant
    34%
  • Ladies Tailor (master)
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Art Teacher
    25%
  • Parlourmaid
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Boda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Boda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boda 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Boda. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 834 military records available for the last name Boda. For the veterans among your Boda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boda Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Boda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Boda in 1960 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

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