Mudd Family History
Mudd Name Meaning
from a medieval personal name, a variant of Maud (see Mould). from the Old English personal name Mod(a), a short form of the various compound names containing the element mod ‘spirit’, ‘mind’, ‘courage’. topographic name for someone who lived in a particularly muddy area, from Middle English mud(de) ‘mud’, perhaps also a metonymic occupational name for a dauber (one who constructed buildings of wattle and daub).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press