Buda Name Meaning

Polish, Ukrainian, Czech, and Slovak: topographic name from Polish and Ukrainian buda, Czech bouda ‘hut’, ‘cabin’, ‘shack’, ‘stall’. Polish and Ukrainian: from a short form of any of various compound personal names beginning with Budzi-. Czech and Slovak: from a short form of the Czech personal name Budislav, composed of the elements budi- ‘to awaken or inspire’ + slav ‘glory’, or of any other personal name formed with budi- as the first element. Hungarian: habitational name from the name of the old capital of Hungary (see Budai). Slovenian (western Slovenia): perhaps a derivative from buditi ‘to awaken’.

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


Similar surnames: Boda, Budai, Duda, Buday, Buza, Bula, Kula, Busa, Basa, Bunda

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Buda Family Origin

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Buda Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • House Painter

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buda. A less common occupation for the Buda family was House Painter. The most common Buda occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Buda's were Farmers.

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Between 1950 and 2004, Buda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Buda in 1950 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buda

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