Dudek Family History
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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