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Ude Surname Meaning

German: from Udo a short form of various personal names composed with the ancient Germanic element od ‘property possession’. Compare Uhde . Slovenian: altered form of Vode a topographic name or nickname derived from voda ‘water’. The surname Ude is very rare in Slovenia. West African (Nigeria): Igbo name from a short form of a personal name such as Udegbunam which is interpreted as ‘may my fame not kill me’. Compare Udeh .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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 USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 3 Ude families living in Shropshire. This was about 60% of all the recorded Ude's in United Kingdom. Shropshire had the highest population of Ude families in 1891.
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 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Ude. 100% of Ude women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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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 Australia, 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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