Budge Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon and Cornwall): nickname from Norman French buge ‘mouth’ (Late Latin bucca), applied either to someone with a large or misshapen mouth or to someone who made excessive use of his mouth, i.e. a garrulous, indiscreet, or gluttonous person. The word is also recorded in Middle English in the sense ‘victuals supplied for retainers on a military campaign’, and the surname may therefore also have arisen as a metonymic occupational name for a medieval quartermaster. Scottish (Caithness and Orkney): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Judge, Rudge, Budde, Burger, Buege, Bunge, Mudge, Bagge, Lodge, Buche

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Farmer & Hunter

    10%
  • Clerk

    6%
  • Farmers Son

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Budge family was Farmers Son. Farmer, Farmer & Hunter and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Budge. The most common Budge occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Budge's were Farmers.

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Between 1955 and 2004, Budge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Budge in 1955 was 46, and 64 in 2004.

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