Ruda Name Meaning

nickname for a man with red hair, from Polish rudy ‘red-haired’. habitational name from a place called Ruda, named with ruda ‘iron ore’. AC

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rudi, Roda, Rudd, Rua, Rada, Ruta, Rust, Duda, Rud, Cuda

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Ruda Family Origin

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Ruda Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Coal Miner

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Tailor For Shop

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Ruda occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Ruda's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ruda family was Tailor For Shop. Farmer, Coal Miner and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruda.

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Ruda Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Ruda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ruda in 1958 was 45, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruda

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