Origins Available: English
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 "dùn," or "hill;" thus, a curved hill.
Early Origins of the Boddin family
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.
Early History of the Boddin family
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Boddin 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.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.
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
- Mary Boddin, who landed in Virginia in 1666 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)