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Buda Family History

Buda Name Meaning
Polish, Ukrainian, Czech, and Slovak: topographic name from Polish and Ukrainian buda, Czech bouda ‘hut’, ‘cabin’, ‘shack’, ‘stall’.Polish and Ukrainian: from a short form of any of various compound personal names beginning with Budzi-.Czech and Slovak: from a short form of the Czech personal name Budislav, composed of the elements budi- ‘to awaken or inspire’ + slav ‘glory’, or of any other personal name formed with budi- as the first element.Hungarian: habitational name from the name of the old capital of Hungary (see Budai).Slovenian (western Slovenia): perhaps a derivative from buditi ‘to awaken’.

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

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21,880 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,954 Military Records
2,790 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Buda Families

  • Number of Buda families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Buda families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Buda last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Buda Family Origin

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Buda Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Buda

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Buda Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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