Rudiger Family History

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Rudiger Name Meaning

German (Rüdiger): from the Germanic personal name Rüdiger, composed of the elements hrod ‘renown’ + gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ (see Roger). EG

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


Similar surnames: Rediger, Ruediger, Reder, Ruder, Rueger, Roeger, Deger, Roediger

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Rudiger Family Origin

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Rudiger Family Occupations

What did your Rudiger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Taylor and Barkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rudiger. A less common occupation for the Rudiger family was Bookkeeper. The most common Rudiger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Rudiger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Taylor

    12%
  • Barkeeper

    6%
  • Bookkeeper

    6%

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

Rudiger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rudiger Life Expectancy

What is the average Rudiger lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rudiger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Rudiger in 1958 was 69, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rudiger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rudiger 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.

Famous Rudiger Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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