Judge Family History

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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

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In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Judge. 15% of Judge men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Judge women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Judge were Clerk and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Judge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 122,000 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 18,000 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 35,000 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

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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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