Rudell Family History

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Rudell Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Rudel. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the place name element rud- ‘woodland clearing’ + the common suffix -ell, from the Latin adjectival ending -elius. OV, LP

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

Similar surnames: Rydell, Rundell, Fridell, Bodell, Widell, Wadell, Sundell, Brunell

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Rudell Family Origin

Where is the Rudell family from?

Rudell Family Occupations

What did your Rudell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Clerk and Moulder were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rudell. The most common Rudell occupation in Canada was Clerk. 33% of Rudell's were Clerks. A less common occupation for the Rudell family was Store Keeper.

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  • Clerk

  • Moulder

  • Store Keeper


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rudell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rudell Historical Records

What Rudell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rudell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rudell 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 511 immigration records available for the last name Rudell. 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 552 military records available for the last name Rudell. For the veterans among your Rudell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rudell Life Expectancy

What is the average Rudell lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rudell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Rudell in 1958 was 54, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rudell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rudell 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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