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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Fudge

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Fudge
A made-up story; stuff; nonsense; humbug; -- often an exclamation of contempt.

Etymology: Cf. Prov. F. fuche feuche, an interj. of contempt

verb Fudge
  1. To make up; to devise; to contrive; to fabricate." Fudged up into such a smirkish liveliness." [N. Fairfax.]
  2. To foist; to interpolate."That last “suppose” is fudged in." [Foote.]
noun Fudge
A kind of soft candy composed of sugar or maple sugar, milk, and butter, and often chocolate or nuts, boiled and stirred to a proper consistency.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Soft creamy candy
  2. Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
  3. Tamper, with the purpose of deception ("Fudge the figures")
  1. (chiefly uncountable) Light or frothy nonsense.
  2. (chiefly uncountable) A type of very sweet candy or confection. Often used in the US synonymously with chocolate fudge.
    Have you tried the vanilla ? It's delicious!
  3. (countable) A deliberately misleading or vague answer.
  4. (uncountable, dated) A made-up story; nonsense; humbug.
  5. (countable) A less than perfect decision or solution; an attempt to fix an incorrect solution after the fact.

Notable Persons With the Name Fudge

Fudge Mabeta is a rugby player. Fudge was born on June 13th, 1987 in Boston.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Fudge

Marcia Fudge is a Mayor of Warrensville Heights and Mayor ofWarrensville Heights. Marcia was born on June 25th, 1945 in Cleveland.


Alan Fudge was an actor. His career lasted from 1972 to 2011. Alan was born on February 27th, 1944 in Wichita, Kansas, U.S. He left this life on October 10th, 2011.


Ann M. Fudge is an important person. Ann was born on April 23rd, 1951.


Edward William Fudge is an important person. Edward was born on July 13th, 1944 in Alabama.


Georgia Fudge is a bodybuilder. Georgia was born in United States.


Paula Fudge is a noteworthy human. Paula was born on March 30th, 1952.


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Popularity of Fudge as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Fudge U.S.
  White 63.31% 64.26%
  African American 30.95% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.34% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.95% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Fudge

People with the last name Fudge are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Fudge

  • How Popular is the name Fudge? As a last name Fudge was the 7,545th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Fudge first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Fudge is Sunday, September 11th, 1881.
  • How unique is the name Fudge? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Fudge. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Fudge: Your name in reverse order is Egduf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Egufd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Fudge? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,407 people with the last name Fudge.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Fudge? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Fudge as their last name.

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What does the name Fudge mean?

Fis for fulfill, satisfy your needs.

Uis for upstanding, the honorable way to be

Dis for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

Gis for goal, your eye on the future.

Eis for electric, a sparkling trait!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.