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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. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. 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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