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Budner Name Meaning

German: status name for a tenant who held a cottage in return for performing certain services, from a derivative Middle High German buode ‘hut’, ‘shack’. Compare Cotter. Jewish (from Poland): habitational name for someone from Budne, a village in Poland.

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


Similar surnames: Bodner, Buder, Turner, Berner, Bradner, Buser, Bunger, Budde, Kutner

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Where is the Budner family from?

You can see how Budner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Budner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Budner families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Budner families living in Ohio. This was about 38% of all the recorded Budner's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Budner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Budner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Budner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Budner. 28% of Budner men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Budner women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Budner were Farmer 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

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Miner
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    34%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Seamstress
    17%
  • Bookkeeper
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Budner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Budner 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 618 immigration records available for the last name Budner. 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 317 military records available for the last name Budner. For the veterans among your Budner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Budner lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Budner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Budner in 1941 was 33, and 90 in 2004.

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