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Badami Name Meaning

Iranian and Indian (Gujarat): Muslim name, from an adjectival form of Persian badam ‘almond’. Indian (Karnataka): Hindu name, which goes back to a place name. The town of Badami is situated in the northern part of Karnataka. It was formerly known as Vatapi and was the capital of the Chalukya kingdom from the 6th to the 8th century ad. Italian (Sicily): patronymic or plural form of Badamo.

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


Similar surnames: Adami, Badamo, Budai, Adam, Macari, Dada, Badham, Basa, Baum, Aldama

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Where is the Badami family from?

You can see how Badami families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Badami family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Badami families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Badami families living in New York. This was about 43% of all the recorded Badami's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Badami families in 1920.
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What did your Badami ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Badami. 30% of Badami men worked as a Laborer and 39% of Badami women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Badami were Bartender and Finisher.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Operator
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Bartender
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    39%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Machine Operator
    16%
  • Finisher
    16%
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Census Records

There are 878 census records available for the last name Badami. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Badami census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 404 immigration records available for the last name Badami. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 316 military records available for the last name Badami. For the veterans among your Badami ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Badami lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Badami life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Badami in 1960 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

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