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

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    33%

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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Lerud Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lerud

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