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Ruden Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places named Ruda, Rudau, Rude, Ruden or Rüde. German (Rüden): patronymic from the personal name Rüde (see Rude 1). Swedish (Rudén): ornamental name composed of the place name element rud- ‘woodland clearing’ + the common surname suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius. OV, LP

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

Similar surnames: Ryden, Roden, Rudin, Boden, Ruder, Loden, Breden, Ruben, Ruen, Rubin

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Ruden Family Origin

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Ruden Family Occupations

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Ruden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Ruden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruden 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

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Draft Card

There are 738 military records available for the last name Ruden. For the veterans among your Ruden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruden Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ruden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ruden in 1953 was 62, and 81 in 2004.

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