Origins Available: English, French, Scottish
Derbyshire and Bowdon in Cheshire. The place names are thought to derive from the Old English words "boga," or "bow" and "dùn," or "hill;" thus, a curved hill.
Early Origins of the Boddin family
Cheshire where they held a family seat from very early times, and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hasting in 1066.
Early History of the Boddin family
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Boddin Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bowden, Bouden, Boulden, Boden, Bodden, Bodin and others.
Early Notables of the Boddin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Boddin family to Ireland
Some of the Boddin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Boddin family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Boddin Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
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