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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bodeker

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  • A user from Malaysia says the name Bodeker is of German origin and means "Someone who works with wood. From the Old German word boetisch, meaning wood. The English equivalent of Bodeker would be Cooper.".

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Bodeker

Friedrich was born on September 11th, 1867 in Oerlinghausen. He breathed his last breath on April 9th, 1937.


Ralf Bödeker is a soccer player for the Borussia Mönchengladbach. Ralf was born on May 12th, 1958 in West Germany.


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Popularity of Bodeker as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bodeker U.S.
  White 97.42% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bodeker

People with the last name Bodeker are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bodeker

  • How Popular is the name Bodeker? As a last name Bodeker was the 71,886th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Bodeker? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Bodeker was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Bodeker: Your name in reverse order is Rekedob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oderbke. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bodeker? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 271 people with the last name Bodeker.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bodeker? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bodeker as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Bodeker born Jan 29, 1948

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 1450. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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