Budden Family History

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Budden Name Meaning

English: from a pet form the Old English personal name Budda. German: possibly from a shortened form of a North German farm name such as Buddenbrock, Buddendiek, or Buddensiek, all containing the element budde(n) ‘morass’, ‘bog’.

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

Similar surnames: Budde, Burden, Boden, Bodden, Budd, Buren, Budin, Buddin, Bowden

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Budden Family Origin

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Budden Family Occupations

What did your Budden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Budden. A less common occupation for the Budden family was Carpenter. The most common Budden occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Budden's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Laundress

  • Carpenter


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

Budden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Budden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Budden 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Budden. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Budden. For the veterans among your Budden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Budden Life Expectancy

What is the average Budden lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Budden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Budden in 1958 was 39, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Budden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Budden 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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