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Rude Family History

Rude Name Meaning
from a pet form of a personal name formed with Old High German hrod ‘fame’, for example Rudolf or Rüdiger (see Rudiger).from Middle High German rude, rü(e)de ‘hound’, probably applied as a nickname or as a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of hunting dogs.

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

188,134 Historical Documents with Rude on Ancestry.com
29,038 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,522 Military Records
2,328 Immigration Records
25,919 Census and Voter Lists
126,327 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rude Families

  • Number of Rude families
     54 - 106
     19 - 53
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rude families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rude last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rude census records

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Rude Family Origin

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Rude Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rude

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Rude Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rude census records

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Rude Civil War Service Records

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