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Where did the French Bodding family come from? What is the French Bodding family crest and coat of arms? When did the Bodding family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Bodding family history?The Périgord region of France is the ancient homeland of this noble name.
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First found in Périgord, where this family has held a family seat since ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bodding research. Another 314 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1269, 1530, 1554, 1596, 1653, and 1654 are included under the topic Early Bodding History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bodding Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Emd Nicholas Baudin settled in Philadelphia in 1857; Jacques Baudin settled in Louisiana in 1756; Theo Baudin settled in Philadelphia in 1794; Joseph Baudin, son of Pierre and Marie-Anne Aupry married Catherine Mesnil of Québec, daughter of Jean-Baptiste and Catherine Babeu in 1749 and married again Louise Trivaret of Québec in 1766 at St-Phillippe de Laprairie.
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Celestes metallum et fortunam virtutes supernitent
Motto Translation: Divine metal gives heavenly virtue.
The Bodding Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bodding 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.
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