Rudd Family History

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Rudd Name Meaning

English: nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Middle English rudde, Old English rud ‘red’, ‘ruddy’. adm Americanized shortened form of any of various Jewish surnames beginning with Rud-.

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

Similar surnames: Ruddy, Budd, Rudi, Ruth, Mudd, Rudy, Reid, Kidd, Rude, Ruda

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Rudd Family Origin

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Rudd Family Occupations

What did your Rudd ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Rudd. 26% of Rudd men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Rudd women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rudd were Farmers Son and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Farmers Son

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Income
  • Nil
  • Operator

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rudd Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 150,000 census records available for the last name Rudd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rudd census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Rudd. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 17,000 military records available for the last name Rudd. For the veterans among your Rudd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rudd Life Expectancy

What is the average Rudd lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rudd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rudd in 1945 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rudd

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rudd ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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