Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It comes from an early member of the family who was a person with a striking physique.
Early Origins of the Bodie family
Hampshire where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bodie family
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Bodie Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Bodie has been spelled many different ways, including Body, Boddy, Boddie, Bodie, Bode, Bodhy, Bodin, Bott, Botter, Bodds, Bods, Botty and many more.
Early Notables of the Bodie family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bodie family to Ireland
Some of the Bodie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Bodie family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Bodies to arrive in North America:
Bodie Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Bodie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Bodie Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
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