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Where did the Dutch Boedde family come from? What is the Dutch Boedde family crest and coat of arms? When did the Boedde family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Boedde family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bode, Bodes, Bodde, Boddes, Boode, Boodes, Bodez, Boddez, Boddese, Bodess, Boddess, Boude, van Bode and many more.
First found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boedde research. Another 299 words(21 lines of text) covering the years 1707, 1713, and 1740 are included under the topic Early Boedde History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Boedde Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: those recorded from the mid 17th century onward in the great migration from Europe to the New World.
The Boedde Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boedde 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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