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Budke Family History

Budke Name Meaning

German: of Slavic origin, a variant of Budka.

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


Similar surnames: Buske, Burke, Ludke, Bunke, Budde, Radke, Ludka, Bunker, Kuske, Balke

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Where is the Budke family from?

You can see how Budke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Budke family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Budke families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 45 Budke families living in Ohio. This was about 33% of all the recorded Budke's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Budke families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Budke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Budke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Budke. 24% of Budke men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Budke women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Budke were Farming and Bookkeeper. .

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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

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Farming
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Bookkeeper
    17%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Budke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Budke 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 285 immigration records available for the last name Budke. 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 503 military records available for the last name Budke. For the veterans among your Budke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Budke lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Budke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Budke in 1963 was 74, and 80 in 2004.

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