Cuda Family History
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