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Where did the German Bode family come from? What is the German Bode family crest and coat of arms? When did the Bode family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Bode family history?The Bode surname is derived from German word "boden," which means "floor" or "bottom." It is thought that the first Bode family may have lived in the bottom of a valley.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bode, Boden, Boder, Bohde, Bohden, Boede, Boedde and many more.
First found in the duchy of Brunswick, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bode research. Another 295 words(21 lines of text) covering the years 1707, 1713, 1720, 1740, 1747, 1793, and 1832 are included under the topic Early Bode History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 62 words(4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bode Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bode Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Bode Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Bode Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bode Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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