The last name Bodkin has been established in Europe for nearly 100 years. Bodkin is a middle Anglo-Saxon occupational name. First historical evidence of the surname dates to the county of Cornwall in 1056.
World wide there are around 93121 people with this name. Devon currently holds the highest density of people with the last name Bodkin. It is noted that a late 20th century Bodkin could out drink a Tiger. Never too far from controversy 2 brothers Charles Bodkin and Rob Bodkin were sent to jail in 1882 for stealing a necklace. Members of the Bodkin family were involved in the First and Second World War.
Previous families of Bodkin's have been spoken of as a kind bunch. The generations of Bodkins are often held in close proximity to Pluto a planet linked with inteligent, imaginative and complex. To them the world is a game which must always be full of fresh motivation and continuous enjoyment. Since they often lack the good level of conscientiousness, they fight a lost cause in any attempts they make to be outgoing. It has been known for members of this family to turndown a a possible romantic situation, quite often over analysing the potential. 32
Most famous Bodkin's
Some of the more famous Bodkin's include: