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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hajdu

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From hajtó (“cattle drover”), the present participle of hajt (“to drive”).

  1. (historical, after the end of the 15th century) armed cattle drover
  2. (historical) hajduk (foot-soldier in the 17th century Hungarian wars of liberation)
  3. (historical) liveried attendant (of county dignitaries)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hajdu

Andre was born on March 5th, 1932 in Hungary.


Patty Hajdu is a Minister of Status of Women. She was most active from 2015 to present.


His most notable accomplishments were from 1965 to present. David was born on March 8th, 1955 in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, US.


Charlotte was given the name Karoly Hajdu in Hungary. Charlotte is also known as Charlotte Bach, Karoly Hajdu, and Baron Carl Hajdu.


Georg was born on June 21st, 1960.


Ádám Hajdú is a soccer player for the MTK Budapest FC, Dunaújváros FC, Liverpool F.C. Reserves, Academy, and Hungary national under-19 football team. Ádám was born on January 16th, 1993 in Dunaújváros.


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Popularity of Hajdu as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hajdu U.S.
  White 96.76% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.25% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hajdu

People with the last name Hajdu are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hajdu

  • How Popular is the name Hajdu? As a last name Hajdu was the 51,830th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Hajdu? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Hajdu was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Hajdu: Your name in reverse order is Udjah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ujhad. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hajdu? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 401 people with the last name Hajdu.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hajdu? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hajdu as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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