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Uden Surname Meaning

German: patronymic from the personal name Udo (see Ude ). English (Kent): perhaps from the rare Middle English female personal name Eudon recorded in 14th-century Kent. It is a derivative of the Old French male personal name Eude (ancient Germanic Eudo see Udy ). Alternatively it might be from one or other of the Old French male personal names Udin (a French pet form of ancient Germanic Udo; see Ude ) or Eudin (a French pet form of ancient Germanic Eudo) although neither is known to have been current in Middle English. Definite evidence for the French personal name Udin in England is recorded only in late medieval and early modern Cornwall where it occurs as both a forename and a surname among Breton migrants. The surname is rare in France and is chiefly found in Ille-et-Vilaine (Brittany). In Cornwall it seems not to have survived beyond the 18th century but descendants of the Cornish Breton families may have migrated to Kent through the coastal trade or other Bretons with the surname may have migrated there directly from Brittany though this is pure conjecture.

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


Similar surnames: Eden, Oden, Iden, Aden, Duden, Ude, Ruden, Ludens, Uren, Ulin

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You can see how Uden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Uden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Uden families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 17 Uden families living in Ontario. This was about 74% of all the recorded Uden's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Uden families in 1911.
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In 1921, Machinist was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Uden. 100% of Uden men worked as a Machinist. .

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Machinist
    100%
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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Uden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Uden in 1963 was 79, and 68 in 2004.

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