Duden Family History

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Duden Name Meaning

patronymic from the Germanic personal name Dudo (see Due). habitational name from Duden, a place near (former) Gumbinnen in East Prussia.

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

Similar surnames: Ruden, Uden, Duin, Duren, Duley, Olden, Alden, Ludens, Dowden, Lunden

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Duden Family Origin

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Duden Family Occupations

What did your Duden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Duden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Duden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Duden family was Merchant. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duden.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House

  • Merchant


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Duden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Duden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duden 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 796 immigration records available for the last name Duden. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Duden. For the veterans among your Duden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duden Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Duden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Duden in 1952 was 34, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duden 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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