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Multiple Origins for the Surname Duda


German


The origins of the German surname Duda 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.

Duda Early Origins



The surname Duda was first found in East Prussia, near the border between Germany and Poland, where it is likely that the initial bearer of the name originally resided.

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Duda Spelling Variations


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Duda Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Duda, Dudda, Duddek, Dudek, Dudka, Dudy, Dudas and many more.

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Duda Early History


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Duda Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duda research. Another 188 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1801 and 1858 are included under the topic Early Duda History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Duda Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Duda Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Duda 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anna Duda, who came to New Orleans in 1854; and Joseph Dudda, who was naturalized in New York in 1894.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Duda (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Duda (post 1700)



  • Walter Duda (1911-2001), American politician, Member of Illinois State Senate 15th District, 1969-73
  • Peggy Duda, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012
  • June Duda, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2004
  • John Duda, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Illinois superintendent of public instruction, 1922
  • Walter Duda (b. 1911), prominent American state senator and professor
  • Fritz Duda (b. 1904), well-known German artist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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    The Duda Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Duda 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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