Bodkin Family History

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Bodkin Name Meaning

Irish: from Bowdekyn, an English pet form of Baldwin, a Norman name well established in Ireland, described by McLysaght as the name of one of the ‘Tribes of Galway’.

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


Similar surnames: Bodin, Botkin, Godkin, Boykin, Boden, Boykins, Hodgkin, Bufkin

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Bodkin Family Origin

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Bodkin Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    12%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Ag Lab Disabled

    2%
  • Ag Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Ag Lab Disabled were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bodkin. A less common occupation for the Bodkin family was Ag Labourer. The most common Bodkin occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Bodkin's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Bodkin Historical Records

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Bodkin Life Expectancy

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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