Lerud Family History

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Lerud Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in eastern Norway named from Old Norse leira ‘clay’ + ruð ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Lerum, Glerum, Loud, Leed, Bergum, Lebus, Leray, Grum, Larue, Leduc

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Lerud Family Origin

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Lerud Family Occupations

What did your Lerud ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lerud. The most common Lerud occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Lerud's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    33%

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

Lerud Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lerud Life Expectancy

What is the average Lerud lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lerud life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lerud in 1955 was 62, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lerud

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lerud 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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