When Huldah Budlong was born on 1 March 1798, in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Stephen Budlong, was 36 and her mother, Huldah Burlingame, was 33. She died on 10 September 1882, in Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 84.
Probably an altered form of French Bourdillon: topographic name from a diminutive of Bourde ‘hut, smallholding, small farm’ (see Borde ), or a habitational name from (Le) Bourdillon, the name of several places in various parts of France, of the same etymology.
In some cases also Filipino: unexplained.
History: The name was brought to Warwick, RI, some time in or before 1668, probably via England, by Francis Budlong (died 1675).