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Cuda Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from Calabrian and Sicilian cuda ‘tail’, standard Italian coda (see Coda). Polish: nickname from cudo, cuda ‘miracle’, ‘wonder’. German: probably an Americanized spelling of German Kude (see Cude) or Kuder, a metonymic occupational name of Slavic origin for a person who prepared tow (flax or hemp broken down into fibers for spinning). Slovenian (Cuda): nickname for an odd fellow, from cuden ‘strange’, ‘odd’.

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


Similar surnames: Duda, Cude, Coda, Codd, Buza, Cuva, Cura, Buda, Jud, Seda

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Where is the Cuda family from?

You can see how Cuda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cuda family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Cuda families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 17 Cuda families living in Nebraska. This was about 81% of all the recorded Cuda's in the USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Cuda families in 1880.
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What did your Cuda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cuda. 38% of Cuda men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Cuda women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cuda were Farm Laborer and Helper.

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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
    38%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    18%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Helper
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cuda. 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 714 military records available for the last name Cuda. For the veterans among your Cuda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cuda lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Cuda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Cuda in 1954 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

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