Current translation for Bodiam
  bodi derived from bodan - ships keel - probably shipyard
  am derived from hamm - Denotes a piece of land surrounded with paling, wicker-work, etc., and so defended against water, which would otherwise wash it away, so a valley settlement or settlement with a jetty.
Found in Domesday 1086AD
Names found:Bodeham(Sussex)
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