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Rudnik Name Meaning

Polish: occupational name for a worker in an iron-ore mine, from annagent noun based on Slavic ruda ‘iron ore’. AC

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


Similar surnames: Rudnick, Budnik, Rudnicki, Rudzik, Krupnik, Kuznik, Rudi, Hutnik

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Where is the Rudnik family from?

You can see how Rudnik families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rudnik family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Rudnik families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Rudnik families living in Illinois. This was about 75% of all the recorded Rudnik's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Rudnik families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rudnik surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rudnik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Rudnik. 28% of Rudnik men worked as a Laborer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Miner
    14%
  • Sprayer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rudnik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rudnik census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rudnik. 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 Cards

There are 527 military records available for the last name Rudnik. For the veterans among your Rudnik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rudnik lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Rudnik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rudnik in 1940 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

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