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Puder Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a personal name, Botthar, formed with Old High German biutan ‘to bid or command’ or boto ‘messenger’. German: variant of Buder. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Puder ‘powder’, most likely a nickname for miller or an apothecary.

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


Similar surnames: Buder, Ruder, Hader, Bader, Reder, Kuter, Lader, Kuder, Uber, Oder

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Where is the Puder family from?

You can see how Puder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Puder family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Puder families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Puder families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Puder's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Puder families in 1840.
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What did your Puder ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Puder. 25% of Puder men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Puder women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Puder were Farm Laborer and Cook.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Nurse
    20%
  • Cook
    20%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Puder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Puder census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 700 immigration records available for the last name Puder. 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 Cards

There are 918 military records available for the last name Puder. For the veterans among your Puder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Puder lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Puder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Puder in 1948 was 59, and 61 in 2004.

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