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The name Bodey is an ancient Anglo-Saxon name that was given to a person who was a person with a striking physique.

Bodey Early Origins



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

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Bodey Spelling Variations


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Bodey Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Bodey has undergone many spelling variations, including Body, Boddy, Boddie, Bodie, Bode, Bodhy, Bodin, Bott, Botter, Bodds, Bods, Botty and many more.

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Bodey Early History


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Bodey Early History



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

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Bodey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bodey Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Bodey In Ireland


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Bodey In Ireland



Some of the Bodey 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


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bodey Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Bodey, aged 42, a carpenter, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Marshall Bennett"

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. 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. 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.
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The Bodey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bodey 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 15 December 2013 at 05:56.

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