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Origins and History

Crest

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"BODDEN. Gilbert Boddane witnessed an instrument of sasine at Bordland of Laik, Kirkcudbrightshire, 1552 (Laing, 598). John Bodane in Meiklehalf, 1686 (Kirkcudbright), and John Boddane and Williame Boddane were recorded as masters of families in the parish of Buittle, 1684 (RFC., 3. ser. DC, p. 569). Suggested to be from Bowden, Roxburgh, but all references are to Kirkcudbright. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bodden Family History

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bodden

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