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Judge Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an officer of justice or a nickname for a solemn and authoritative person thought to behave like a judge, from Middle English, Old French juge (Latin iudex, from ius ‘law’ + dicere to say), which replaced the Old English term dema. Compare Dempster. Irish: part translation of Gaelic Mac an Bhreitheamhain, later Mac an Bhreithimh ‘son of the judge (breitheamhnach)’. Compare Brain.

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


Similar surnames: Budge, Jude, Rudge, Mudge, Lodge, Dodge, Budde, June, Ridge, Hodge

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Judge Family Origin

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Judge Family Occupations

What did your Judge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Judge occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Judge's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Judge family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Judge.

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

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Judge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Judge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Judge 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Judge. 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 Judge. For the veterans among your Judge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Judge Life Expectancy

What is the average Judge lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Judge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Judge in 1944 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Judge 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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