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What does Budd mean?

Budd Pronunciation of Budd [budd] as a name for boys is an English name, and the meaning of the name Budd is "brother". Budd is a version of Bud (English).


3 alternative forms via Bud: Buddey, Buddie and Buddy.

Creative forms:
(male) Bedd, Beedd, ..

(female) Budi, Budy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Budd Tomas (B.T.), ..

How popular is Budd?

Budd is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#4130 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Budd was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #980 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Budd name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Budd outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Buddy, Buddie and Bud are the prominent varying forms of Budd. Usage of these forms of Budd was widespread 9 decades ago (adoption of 0.1%), but now, versions like Buddy have become somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Budd, Bud, Buddie, Buddy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Budd and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Budd is pronounced similarly to Bede, Bid, Boid, Boyd and Boyde. Other recommended names are Bald, Bard, Beda, Bird, Bond, Brad, Bradd, Brod, Buck, Buel, Buhl, Burg, Burk, Burl, Burn, Burr, Burt, Buzz, Byrd, Edd, Jedd, Judd, Kidd, Ladd, Radd, Redd, Rodd, Rudd, Tadd, Tedd and Todd. These names tend to be more commonly used than Budd.

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