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A product of the ancient Brythonic Celts of Wales, the name Budd, is from the Old English personal name Budda, which is derived from the word budda, which means beetle. The root meaning of budda is to swell, and the surname Budd may also be a nickname applied to a fat person, or perhaps ironically, to a thin one.

Budd Early Origins



The surname Budd was first found in Cornwall, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Budd Spelling Variations


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Budd Spelling Variations



Although there are not an extremely large number Welsh surnames, there are an inordinately large number of spelling variations of those surnames. This variety of spellings began almost immediately after the acceptance of surnames within Welsh society. As time progressed, these old Brythonic names were eventually were recorded in English. This process was problematic in that many of the highly inflected sounds of the native language of Wales could not be properly captured in English. Some families, however, did decide to modify their own names to indicate a branch loyalty within the family, a religious adherence, or even a patriotic affiliation. The name Budd has seen various spelling variations: Budd, Budde, Bud, Budds, Bude and others.

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Budd Early History


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Budd Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Budd research. Another 277 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1025, 1066, 1135, and 1170 are included under the topic Early Budd History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Budd Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Budd Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Budd Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, many people from Wales joined the general migration to North America in search of land, work, and freedom. These immigrants greatly contributed to the rapid development of the new nations of Canada and the United States. They also added a rich and lasting cultural heritage to their newly adopted societies. Investigation of immigration and passenger lists has revealed a number of people bearing the name Budd:

Budd Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Joseph Budd, who arrived in Minnesota in 1632
  • John Budd, who landed in Massachusetts in 1633
  • Jo Budd, aged 15, arrived in Virginia in 1635
  • John Budd settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1637
  • Giles Budd settled in Virginia in 1639
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Budd Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Budd settled in Nevis in 1722
  • Nicolas Budd, who landed in Massachusetts in 1743

Budd Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Catharine Budd, who landed in New York in 1824
  • Andrea Johan Budd, aged 30, arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1850
  • J R Budd, who landed in San Francisco, Cai in 1850

Budd Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Sandov Budd, who landed in Alabama in 1928

Budd Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Ezekial Budd, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1749-1752
  • Samuel Budd, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • Ezekiel Budd, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • Israel Budd, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Samuel Budd, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Budd Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Budd, English convict from Surrey, who was transported aboard the "Andromeda" on November 13, 1832, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 27) Andromeda voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1832 with 186 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/andromeda/1832
  • Eliza Budd arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Asia" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of South Australia. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) ASIA 1839 from London with Captain Benjamin Freeman and 245 passengers, arrived Port Adelaide on 16-07-1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Asia-list.htm
  • Harriet Budd, English convict from Sussex, who was transported aboard the "Angelina" on April 25, 1844, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 27) Angelina voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 171 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/angelina/1844
  • Richard Budd, English convict from Gloucester, who was transported aboard the "Agincourt" on July 6, 1844, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Agincourt voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 226 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agincourt/1844
  • Robert Budd arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Mariner" in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Budd (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Budd (post 1700)



  • Francis Joseph "Frank" Budd (1939-2014), American NFL football wide receiver who played from 1962 to 1963; he was also an Olympic athlete who once held the world record in the 100 yard dash
  • James Herbert Budd (1851-1908), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from California 2nd District, 1883-85; Governor of California, 1895-99
  • J. D. Budd, American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 51st District, 1903-04
  • Henry Budd, American politician, Candidate for justice of Pennsylvania State Supreme Court, 1918
  • George K. Budd, American politician, Delegate to Missouri State Constitutional Convention, 1865
  • Daniel Budd, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Morris County, 1856-57; Member of New Jersey State Senate from Morris County, 1860-62
  • Charles Henry Budd (b. 1848), American Republican politician, Chippewa County Probate Judge, 1872-73; Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1896
  • Bern L. Budd, American politician, Member of Connecticut State Senate 10th District, 1872. Interment somewhere in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Bern Budd, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 27th District, 1936. Interment somewhere in Warwick, New York
  • Joseph C. Budd, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Jefferson County, 1831
  • ... (Another 20 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Budd


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Suggested Readings for the name Budd



  • Three Centuries of Budds in America by Budd Family Association.

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Budd Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 27) Andromeda voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1832 with 186 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/andromeda/1832
  2. ^ State Library of South Australia. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) ASIA 1839 from London with Captain Benjamin Freeman and 245 passengers, arrived Port Adelaide on 16-07-1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Asia-list.htm
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 27) Angelina voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 171 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/angelina/1844
  4. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Agincourt voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 226 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agincourt/1844

Other References

  1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-005-8).
  7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  8. Davies, R. R. The Age of Conquest: Wales, 1063-1415. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. Print.
  9. Rowlands, John, John Rowlands and Sheila Rowlands. Welsh Family History: A Guide to Research. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1999. Print. (ISBN 080631620).
  10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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The Budd Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Budd 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.

This page was last modified on 7 November 2016 at 15:51.

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