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Tudor Family History

Tudor Name Meaning
Welsh: from the personal name Tudur, which is of ancient Celtic origin and unexplained etymology. It has sometimes been erroneously taken as a Welsh equivalent of Latin Theodorus, Greek Theodoros (see Theodore), for which the usual Welsh form is Tewdwr.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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85,148 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,499 Military Records
5,197 Immigration Records
45,205 Census and Voter Lists
1,016,378 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Tudor Families

  • Number of Tudor families
     156 - 309
     53 - 155
     1 - 52
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Tudor families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Tudor census records

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Tudor Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.co.uk. You can find out where the majority of the Tudor families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Tudor Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Tudor families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to emigration records dating from that era.

Emigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Tudor Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Tudor census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Tudor ancestors, such as occupation.

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Military Service by Tudor

Did the Tudors fight in a war? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation and even physical descriptions.

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