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Find more Ruddy relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 31 more people named Ruddy in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 2,054 people named Ruddy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Ruddy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,085 people named Ruddy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 246 women had paying jobs
  • 6% were disabled
  • 61%, or 303 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 28% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Ruddy families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 9% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Welsh
  • 341 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from New York