Show ContentsBauder History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Bauder 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.

Early Origins of the Bauder family

The surname Bauder was 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."

Early History of the Bauder family

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Bauder Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bauder, Buder, Baudder, Bauderr, Bauders, Baudere, Bauderre and many more.

Early Notables of the Bauder family (pre 1700)

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Bauder Ranking

In the United States, the name Bauder is the 10,262nd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Bauder migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bauder Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Thomas Bauder, aged 40, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 [2]
  • Hans Jacob Bauder, who settled in Philadelphia in 1732
Bauder Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • James Bauder, age 30, who settled in New York City in 1823
  • John Bauder, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1834 [2]
  • Johann Bauder, who arrived in Texas in 1846 [2]
  • H. P. Bauder, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1851
  • Magd Bauder, aged 23, who arrived in New York, NY in 1873 [2]
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Contemporary Notables of the name Bauder (post 1700) +

  • Frederick William Bauder (b. 1897), prominent American professor of chemistry and the owner of Bauder Products (1930-)
  • Christopher Bauder (b. 1973), German interaction designer and media artist
  • Eugen Bauder (b. 1986), German model and actor

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  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook