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Ruderman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from German Ruder ‘rudder’, ‘oar’ + Mann ‘man’. ab German: from Ruder (pet form of the Germanic personal name Rothari, formed with hrod ‘renown’) + man ‘man’. EG

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


Similar surnames: Rodeman, Rudman, Kuperman, Derman, Laderman, Aderman, Federman

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Ruderman Family Origin

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Ruderman Family Occupations

What did your Ruderman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ruderman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Ruderman's were Farmers. Farmer and Stone Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ruderman.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Stone Mason

    50%

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

Ruderman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ruderman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruderman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ruderman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ruderman. For the veterans among your Ruderman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruderman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruderman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ruderman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Ruderman in 1953 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruderman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruderman 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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