Duda Family History

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Duda Name Meaning

Polish, Ukrainian, Czech, and Slovak: nickname for a player of the bagpipes, from Slavic duda ‘bagpipe’. Czech: nickname for someone thought to resemble a hoopoe (dudek). Hungarian: from the old secular personal name Duda, or in some cases possibly a shortened form of Dudás (see Dudas).

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


Similar surnames: Buda, Dura, Dudas, Duca, Buza, Cuda, Duke, Duch, Duba, Dudak

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Duda Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Duda name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Duda. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    31%

  • England & Wales

    24%

  • Germanic Europe

    13%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    12%

  • Baltic States

    7%

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Duda Family Origin

Where is the Duda family from?

Duda Family Occupations

What did your Duda ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Duda family was Cooper. The most common Duda occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Duda's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duda.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Cooper

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Duda ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Duda Historical Records

What Duda family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Duda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duda census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Duda. 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 Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Duda. For the veterans among your Duda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duda Life Expectancy

What is the average Duda lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Duda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Duda in 1945 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duda

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duda ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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