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Where did the German Buder family come from? What is the German Buder family crest and coat of arms? When did the Buder family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Buder family history?The surname Buder is derived from an Old Germanic nickname, baldo or baudo, meaning bold. The same word can also mean joyful, so in some cases the name may have been used to refer to a person of that nature. A broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, nickname surnames referred to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character. It is associated with the region of Swabia, in the southwest of Germany.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bauder, Buder, Baudder, Bauderr, Bauders, Baudere, Bauderre and many more.
First found in Swabia, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some in foreign countries. Their social status was continually elevated by their great contributions to society. In the Swabian dialect, the word Bauder or Buder meant "Schlaeger" or, in English, "striker."
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Buder research. Another 142 words(10 lines of text) covering the year 1350 is included under the topic Early Buder History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 28 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Buder Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Buder Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
Buder Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Buder Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Buder Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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