Bud Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Buda, Bu, Budd, Bur, Rud, Bua, Bub, Burd, Bun, Bue

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Bud Family Origin

Where is the Bud family from?

Bud Family Occupations

What did your Bud ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bud family was Building Laborer. The most common Bud occupation in the UK was Attendant Asylum. 9% of Bud's were Attendant Asylums. Attendant Asylum, Bag Maker and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bud.

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  • Attendant Asylum

  • Bag Maker

  • Bricklayer

  • Building Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bud ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bud Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bud. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bud census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 517 immigration records available for the last name Bud. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 595 military records available for the last name Bud. For the veterans among your Bud ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bud Life Expectancy

What is the average Bud lifespan?

Between 1955 and 1997, in the United States, Bud life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Bud in 1955 was 62, and 93 in 1997.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bud

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bud ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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