The name Boddie is of Anglo-Saxon
origin. It was name for a person with a striking physique
Early Origins of the Boddie family
The surname Boddie was first found in Hampshire
where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Boddie family
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Boddie Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Boddie have been found, including Body, Boddy, Boddie, Bodie, Bode, Bodhy, Bodin, Bott, Botter, Bodds, Bods, Botty and many more.
Early Notables of the Boddie family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Boddie family to Ireland
Some of the Boddie family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Boddie family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Boddie, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were:
Boddie Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- William Boddie, who arrived in Virginia in 1655 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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Boddie (post 1700)
- James R. Boddie, American electrical engineer who created the AT&T DSP1, a pioneering digital signal processor from Bell Labs
- Whitney Boddie, American WNBA professional women's basketball player in 2009