Budd Family History

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Budd Name Meaning

English: from an Old English byname, Budde, which was applied to a thickset or plump person. By the Middle English period it had become a common personal name, with derivatives formed with hypocoristic suffixes, Budecok and Budekin. Reaney derives it from Old English budda ‘beetle’. Shortened form of German Budde.

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

Similar surnames: Rudd, Budde, Mudd, Bird, Bald, Dodd, Buda, Kidd, Codd, Cudd

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Budd Family Origin

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Budd Family Occupations

What did your Budd ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Budd. 7% of Budd men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Budd women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Budd were Bricklayer and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Budd Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 144,000 census records available for the last name Budd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Budd 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Budd. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Budd. For the veterans among your Budd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Budd Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Budd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Budd in 1944 was 20, and 77 in 2004.

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