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The Bodde surname is derived from German word "boden," which means "floor" or "bottom." It is thought that the first Bodde family may have lived in the bottom of a valley.

Early Origins of the Bodde family


The surname Bodde was 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.

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Early History of the Bodde family

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Early History of the Bodde family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bodde 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 Bodde History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bodde Spelling Variations

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Bodde Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Bode, Boden, Boder, Bohde, Bohden, Boede, Boedde and many more.

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Early Notables of the Bodde family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Bodde family (pre 1700)


Notables of the time included Johann Joachim Bode (1720-1793), who was a prominent publisher and translator in Weimar, as well as a friend and business partner of the great Lessing. Major Baron...
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Migration of the Bodde family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Bodde family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bodde Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M A Bodde, who arrived in America in 1843 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bodde (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bodde (post 1700)


  • William Bodde Jr. (b. 1931), American diplomat, 2nd United States Ambassador to the Marshall Islands (1992-1995), 4th United States Ambassador to Fiji (1980-1981)
  • Derk Bodde (1909-2003), American Sinologist and historian of China, former president of the American Oriental Society (1968-1969)

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Citations

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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