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Bodell Name Meaning

English (Midlands): of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Beadle. Swedish: from bod ‘small hut’ + -ell, a frequent suffix of surnames, from the Latin adjectival ending -elius. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Bodelle, an occupational name for a beadle. Compare Bittel.

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


Similar surnames: Boden, Torell, Odell, Dovell, Bodwell, Brodell, Bedell, Bowell

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Bodell Family Origin

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Bodell Family Occupations

What did your Bodell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Plumber and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bodell. A less common occupation for the Bodell family was Crate Maker. The most common Bodell occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Bodell's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Plumber

    7%
  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • Crate Maker

    5%

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Bodell Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Bodell ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Bodell Life Expectancy

What is the average Bodell lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, Bodell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bodell in 1950 was 59, and 73 in 2004.

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