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The name Boddie is of Anglo-Saxon origin. It was name for a person with a striking physique.

Boddie Early Origins



The surname Boddie was first found in Hampshire where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Boddie Spelling Variations


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Boddie Spelling Variations



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.

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Boddie Early History


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Boddie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boddie research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1296 and 1597 are included under the topic Early Boddie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boddie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boddie Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Boddie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boddie In Ireland


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Boddie In Ireland



Some of the Boddie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 43 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Boddie (post 1700)


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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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    4. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    11. ...

    The Boddie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boddie 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.

    This page was last modified on 22 April 2015 at 17:02.

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