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

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Rudd Family Origin

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Rudd Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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.

Source: Census data for Rudd | Data not to scale

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Rudd Life Expectancy

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United States

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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rudd

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