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|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 66 people with the Bodie surname? In that year Bodie was ranked number 3513 for popularity in the UK.|
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"BODDIE, BODIE, BODDY. Perhaps from Old English (Anglo-Saxon) boda, messenger. Hugh Body of Roxburghshire rendered homage in 1296 (Bain, n, p. 208). Andrew Body was admitted burgess of Aberdeen in 1494, Robert Bawdy in 1548, and Patrick Bodie in 1593 (NSCM., I, p. 37, 61, 84). Mr. Gilbert Bodie "a drunken Orkney asse" was a member of the General Assembly which met at Dundee, 1597-S (William Scot, Apologetical narration, p. 103), and James Body was heir by conquest of Master Gilbert Bodye, minister of the church of Holme in Orkney, in the vill and lands of Cragquhorthie in the parish of Kinkell, Aberdeenshire, in 1608 (Retours, Aberdeen, 118). Patrick Bodie in Pitterheid (? Peterhead) 1633 (SCM., m, p. 102), Andrew Bodie in Dysart, 1645 (PBK., p. 281), and Christian Bodie in Edinburgh, 1647 (Edinb. Man.). The surname is common in the Aberdeen Poll Book of 1696. James Boddie and Thomas Boddie of Marnoch served in the first Great War (Turriff). Guppy (p. 287) has Boddy as a Norfolk surname, and says it occurs in Cambridgeshire, Hunts, and Oxfordshire in thirteenth century. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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|Did you know that there are currently 174 people with the Bodie surname in the UK? Bodie is now ranked number 3879 for popularity in the UK.|
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|Did you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Bodie surname in the USA? Bodie is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.|
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|Ping Bodie||Frank Stephen (Ping) Bodie (October 8, 1887 ? December 17, 1961), born Francesco Stephano Pezzolo, was a center fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Chicago White Sox (1911-1914), Philadelphia Athletics (1917) and New York Yankees (1919-1921).|