Dudek Name Meaning

Polish, Ukrainian, Czech, and Slovak: nickname from dudek ‘hoopoe’, with reference to some attribute of the bird such as its repetitive call or its bright plumage. In Polish the word also means ‘simpleton’ and this no doubt contributed to the Polish surname.

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


Similar surnames: Dudik, Turek, Rudek, Hudek, Ruzek, Dube, Hudak, Kurek, Dusek, Duke

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Dudek Family Origin

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Dudek Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • At Home

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Furniture Finisher

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dudek. A less common occupation for the Dudek family was Furniture Finisher. The most common Dudek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Dudek's were Farmers.

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Dudek Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Dudek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dudek in 1944 was 26, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dudek

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