HouseofNames.com

Continuing Research

Notables Added the last 12 months
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016

Origins Available: English, French, Scottish


The Boddin surname is derived from one of several places names; such as Bowden in Derbyshire and Bowdon in Cheshire. The place names are thought to derive from the Old English words "boga," or "bow" and "dłn," or "hill;" thus, a curved hill.

 More

The surname Boddin was first found in 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.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bowden, Bouden, Boulden, Boden, Bodden, Bodin and others.


 More

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boddin research. Another 322 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1279, 1296, and 1333 are included under the topic Early Boddin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

 More

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

 More

Some of the Boddin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

 More

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Boddin Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Mary Boddin, who landed in Virginia in 1666
 More

Most Popular Family Crest Products
 
Boddin Armorial History With Coat of ArmsBoddin Armorial History With Coat of Arms
Boddin Coat of Arms & Surname History PackageBoddin Coat of Arms & Surname History Package
Boddin Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage SeriesBoddin Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage Series
Boddin Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chainBoddin Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chain
Boddin Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee MugBoddin Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee Mug
Boddin Armorial History with FrameBoddin Armorial History with Frame
Boddin Framed Surname History and Coat of ArmsBoddin Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms

 More

 More

Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    11. ...

    The Boddin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boddin 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 2 October 2003 at 15:35.

    Sign Up

      

    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more