Tudor Family History

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Tudor Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Tudur, which is of ancient Celtic origin and unexplained etymology. It has sometimes been erroneously taken as a Welsh equivalent of Latin Theodorus, Greek Theodoros (see Theodore), for which the usual Welsh form is Tewdwr.

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

Similar surnames: Toder, Fedor, Sidor, Thor, Hodor, Puder, Turo, Tibor, Sydor, Tur

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Tudor Family Origin

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Tudor Family Occupations

What did your Tudor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tudor. The most common Tudor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Tudor's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tudor family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Tudor Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Tudor Life Expectancy

What is the average Tudor lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Tudor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tudor in 1940 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tudor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tudor 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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