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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Boedeker

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Alt. Meaning

B is for beacon, you extend your friendly hand.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

R is for responsible, honoring your obligations

Notable Persons With the Last Name Boedeker

Bill Boedeker was a football player for the Chicago Rockets, Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers, and Philadelphia Eagles. He was most prominent from 1946 to 1950. Bill was born on March 7th, 1924 in Milwaukee. Bill is also known as Boedeker and William Henry. He passed away on March 21st, 2014.


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Popularity of Boedeker as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Boedeker U.S.
  White 95.95% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.35% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Boedeker

People with the last name Boedeker are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Boedeker

  • How Popular is the name Boedeker? As a last name Boedeker was the 21,926th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Boedeker? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Boedeker was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Boedeker: Your name in reverse order is Rekedeob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Brekdeeo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Boedeker? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,184 people with the last name Boedeker.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Boedeker? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Boedeker as their last name since less than 1 person in 250k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Boedekers Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Boedeker born Sep 7, 1958

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Germany approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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