Rudd Name Meaning

English: nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Middle English rudde, Old English rud ‘red’, ‘ruddy’. adm Americanized shortened form of any of various Jewish surnames beginning with Rud-.

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


Similar surnames: Ruddy, Budd, Rudi, Ruth, Mudd, Rudy, Reid, Kidd, Rude, Ruda

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Rudd Family Origin

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Rudd Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rudd family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rudd. The most common Rudd occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Rudd's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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Rudd Historical Records

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Rudd Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Rudd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rudd in 1945 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

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