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Budnik Name Meaning

Polish and Ukrainian: occupational name for a stallholder, budnik, a derivative of buda ‘stall’.

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


Similar surnames: Rudnik, Budnick, Dudik, Budny, Kuznik, Hudzik, Banik, Hutnik, Budai

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Where is the Budnik family from?

You can see how Budnik families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Budnik family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Budnik families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Budnik families living in Alberta. This was about 55% of all the recorded Budnik's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Budnik families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Budnik surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Budnik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Budnik. 29% of Budnik men worked as a Laborer and 36% of Budnik women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Budnik were Assembler and Housework. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Assembler
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    36%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Machine Operator
    15%
  • Housework
    15%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Budnik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Budnik 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Budnik. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 727 military records available for the last name Budnik. For the veterans among your Budnik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Budnik lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Budnik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Budnik in 1957 was 59, and 83 in 2004.

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