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Mudd Family History

Mudd Name Meaning

English:: from Middle English Modde a pet form of the Latin female name Modesta (Old French Modeste). This was an exceptionally rare personal name in medieval England and was hardly less so in medieval France where the male use of Old French Modeste (from Latin Modestus) is better evidenced but quite uncommon. from Middle English Mod(de) Mud(de) pet forms of Old English or ancient Germanic male personal names beginning with Mōd- ‘courage’ though these were also rare.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mund, Budd, Kidd, Codd, Mould, Cudd, Rudd, Mula, Budde, Rudi

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Where is the Mudd family from?

You can see how Mudd families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mudd family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mudd families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 11 Mudd families living in Quebec. This was about 41% of all the recorded Mudd's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Mudd families in 1911.
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What did your Mudd ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Mudd. 100% of Mudd men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Mudd women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Mudd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mudd 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mudd. 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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There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Mudd. For the veterans among your Mudd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mudd lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mudd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1950. The average life expectancy for Mudd in 1945 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

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