Tudor Family History

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Tudor Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Tudur, which is of ancient Celtic origin and unexplained etymology. It has sometimes been erroneously taken as a Welsh equivalent of Latin Theodorus, Greek Theodoros (see Theodore), for which the usual Welsh form is Tewdwr.

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

Similar surnames: Toder, Fedor, Sidor, Thor, Hodor, Puder, Turo, Tibor, Sydor, Tur

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Tudor Family Origin

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Tudor Family Occupations

What did your Tudor 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 Tudor. 3% of Tudor men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Tudor women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tudor were Dairy Farmer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Dairy Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means

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

Tudor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Tudor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tudor 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Tudor. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Tudor. For the veterans among your Tudor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tudor Life Expectancy

What is the average Tudor lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Tudor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tudor in 1940 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tudor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tudor 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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