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Budai Name Meaning

Hungarian: habitational name for someone from Buda, the old capital of Hungary, today part of Budapest. The etymology of the place name is uncertain, but is probably a derivative of Bod or Bud, a personal name of Turkic origin (see Boda). There are other places so called in Heves and Zala counties, and in former Kolozs county in Transylvania (now in Romania), which may also have given rise to the surname.

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

Similar surnames: Buda, Boda, Bodi, Rudi, Budin, Buza, Badami, Buday, Budde, Budge

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Budai Family Origin

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Budai Family Occupations

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Budai Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Budai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Budai in 1958 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

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