Judge Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an officer of justice or a nickname for a solemn and authoritative person thought to behave like a judge, from Middle English, Old French juge (Latin iudex, from ius ‘law’ + dicere to say), which replaced the Old English term dema. Compare Dempster. Irish: part translation of Gaelic Mac an Bhreitheamhain, later Mac an Bhreithimh ‘son of the judge (breitheamhnach)’. Compare Brain.

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


Similar surnames: Budge, Jude, Rudge, Mudge, Lodge, Dodge, Budde, June, Ridge, Hodge

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Judge Family Origin

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Judge Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • School

    10%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Servant

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Judge. A less common occupation for the Judge family was Servant. The most common Judge occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Judge's were Farmers.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Judge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Judge in 1944 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Judge

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