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Tudor Family History

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

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7,002 Military Records
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Name Distribution of Tudor Families

  • Number of Tudor families
     50 - 97
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tudor families
     156 - 309
     53 - 155
     1 - 52
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Tudor families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Tudor census records

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Tudor Family Origin

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Tudor Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Tudor

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Tudor Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Tudor census records

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Tudor Civil War Service Records

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