The origins of the German surname Duden can be traced to Poland. The name is derived from the Slavic word "duda," meaning "street musician." It is likely that the original bearer of this surname was a wandering minstrel, perhaps traveling through Poland.
and Poland, where it is likely that the initial bearer of the name originally resided.
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of this family name include: Duda, Dudda, Duddek, Dudek, Dudka, Dudy, Dudas and many more.