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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Budd

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Alt. Meaning

B is for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

U is for unique, your love of life.

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

Notable Persons Named Budd

Budd Schulberg was a film writer, sports writer, novelist, and sports journalism. He was most prominent from 1937 to 1982. Budd was given the name Seymour Wilson Schulberg on March 27th, 1914 in New York City. He died on August 5th, 2009.

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Budd Boetticher was a film director. His most notable accomplishments were from 1942 to 1985. Budd was given the name Oscar Boetticher, Jr. on July 29th, 1916 in Chicago. Budd is also known as Oscar Boetticher. He passed away on November 29th, 2001.

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Budd Hopkins was an artist, ufology, and ufologist. Budd was given the name Elliot Budd Hopkins on June 15th, 1931 in Wheeling, West Virginia. He breathed his last breath on August 21st, 2011.

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Budd was given the name Budd M. Friedman on June 6th, 1932 in Los Angeles.

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Budd Johnson was a saxophone. He plays Tenor saxophone, Soprano saxophone, and Clarinet. He was most prominent from 1920 to 1970. Budd was given the name Albert J. Johnson on December 14th, 1910. He passed away on October 20th, 1984.

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Budd Root is a comics creator.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Budd

Julia was born on July 4th, 1983 in Roberts Creek, British Columbia.

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Harold Budd is an ambient music, drone music, avant-garde music, and neoclassicism (music) musician, composer, poet, and professor. He plays Piano, Keyboard instrument, and Guitar. His ongoing career started in 1962. Harold was given the name Harold Montgomory Budd  on May 24th, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Sir Alan Budd is a Chairman of the Office for Budget Responsibility and Chairman of theOffice for Budget Responsibility. Alan was born on November 16th, 1937.

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Julie Budd is a broadway show tunes, jazz, and broadway theatre musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1966 to present. Julie was given the name Edith Erdman on May 4th, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York, US.

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Barbara was born in 1953 in St. Catharines.

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James Herbert Budd was a Governor of California. He was most active from 1895 to 1899. James was born on May 18th, 1851 in Janesville, Wisconsin. He died on July 30th, 1908.

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How popular is the baby name Budd in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1883 6 0 6
1884 7 0 7
1885 9 0 9
1886 7 0 7
1893 5 0 5
1896 6 0 6
1901 6 0 6
1911 6 0 6
1912 11 0 11
1913 15 0 15
1914 18 0 18
1915 23 0 23
1916 21 0 21
1917 21 0 21
1918 23 0 23
1919 24 0 24
1920 23 0 23
1921 19 0 19
1922 16 0 16
1923 34 0 34
1924 21 0 21
1925 25 0 25
1926 22 0 22
1927 26 0 26
1928 25 0 25
1929 15 0 15
1930 24 0 24
1931 16 0 16
1932 16 0 16
1933 15 0 15
1934 14 0 14
1935 15 0 15
1936 14 0 14
1937 17 0 17
1938 13 0 13
1939 13 0 13
1940 14 0 14
1941 13 0 13
1942 15 0 15
1943 18 0 18
1944 10 0 10
1945 11 0 11
1946 18 0 18
1947 20 0 20
1948 14 0 14
1949 9 0 9
1950 8 0 8
1951 19 0 19
1952 10 0 10
1953 13 0 13
1954 15 0 15
1955 12 0 12
1956 18 0 18
1957 18 0 18
1958 15 0 15
1959 15 0 15
1960 9 0 9
1961 16 0 16
1962 10 0 10
1963 9 0 9
1964 16 0 16
1965 14 0 14
1966 10 0 10
1967 11 0 11
1968 7 0 7
1969 5 0 5
1970 8 0 8
1971 7 0 7
1972 6 0 6
1973 5 0 5
1974 5 0 5
1976 5 0 5
1978 8 0 8
1979 6 0 6
1980 11 0 11
1984 12 0 12
1986 8 0 8
1988 8 0 8
1989 7 0 7
1990 6 0 6

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Popularity of Budd as a last name

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Common last names for Budd

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Moore

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Budd U.S.
  White 85.76% 64.26%
  African American 8.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.46% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.89% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Budd

People with the last name Budd are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Budd

  • How Popular is the name Budd? Budd is the 9,986th most popular name of all time. As a last name Budd was the 4,427th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Budd have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,090 babies born with the first name Budd in the United States. That's more than enough people named Budd to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Budd? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Budd first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Budd is Monday, December 11th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Budd born? The highest recorded use of the first name Budd was in 1923 with a total of 34 babies.
  • Random Budd Factoid: According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Budd is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1918.
  • Weird things about the name Budd: Your name in reverse order is Ddub. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dbdu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Budd? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,026 people with the last name Budd.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Budd? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Budd as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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