Bodwell Family History & Genealogy
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Bodwell Surname History
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Bodwell Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Bodwell may be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Bodwell may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Bodwell Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Bodwell come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Bodwell come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Bodwell Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Bodwell were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Bodwell. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Bodwell last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Bodwell transform in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages over the years.
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Bodwell Family Tree
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- Mrs. Oliver P. (Clarissa Frost) Bodwell 1839 - ?
- Mrs. Benton (Annie E. Bodwell) Carl 1858 - ?
- George Washington Bodwell 1863 - ?
- Annie Eliza (Bodwell) Carl 1858 - ?
- Orlinda Elizabeth Bodwell 1861 - ?
- Anna Eliza Bodwell 1858 - ?
- Mary (Bodwell) Walter 1890 - ?
- Annie Eliza Bodwell Carl 1858 - ?
- Mrs. Benton (Annie Eliza Bodwell) Carl 1858 - ?
- Esther Bodwell 1807 - 1857