Rud Name Meaning

Norwegian: variant of Ruud. OV Hungariann(Rúd): from rúd ‘stick’, hence a metonymicnoccupational name for a soldier or a nickname for a fighter. BG Variant spelling of English Rudd. UK 3

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


Similar surnames: Jud, Rudi, Rue, Rudy, Ruud, Rad, Rod, Ree, Red, Rudd

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Rud Family Origin

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Rud Family Occupations

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In 1940, Mechanic was the top reported job for people in the US named Rud.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Mechanic
    100%

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Rud Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Rud life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Rud in 1951 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

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