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Multiple Origins for the Surname Dudas


German


The origins of the German surname Dudas 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.

Dudas Early Origins



The surname Dudas 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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Dudas Spelling Variations


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Dudas Spelling Variations



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

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Dudas Early History


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Dudas Early History



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

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Dudas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dudas Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dudas 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 Dudas (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dudas (post 1700)



  • Jonathan W. Dudas, American Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) (2004-2009)
  • Thomas M. Dudas, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Las Vegas, Nevada, 1991
  • Eszter Dudás (b. 1992), Hungarian professional triathlete
  • Ádám Dudás (b. 1989), Hungarian football player

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Dudas Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
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    The Dudas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dudas 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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