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Ude Name Meaning

German: from Udo, in the Middle Ages a popular short form of various personal names composed with od ‘property’, ‘possession’.

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

Similar surnames: Uhde, Ode, Ade, Jude, Uber, Rude, Uden, Tye, Duke, Aude

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Where is the Ude family from?

You can see how Ude families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ude family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Ude families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 48 Ude families living in Missouri. This was about 51% of all the recorded Ude's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Ude families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ude surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ude ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Proprietor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ude. 15% of Ude men worked as a Proprietor and 34% of Ude women worked as a Proprietor. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ude were Salesman and Stenographer.

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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

  • Proprietor
  • Farmer
  • Florist
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
  • Typist
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ude. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ude 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 676 immigration records available for the last name Ude. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ude. For the veterans among your Ude ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ude lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ude life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ude in 1959 was 62, and 90 in 2004.

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