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Rudder Name Meaning

German: variant of Ruder 2. Altered spelling of German Ruder 1 and 2. EG

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


Similar surnames: Ruder, Rudner, Gudger, Rucker, Rayder, Runde, Reeder, Rusher, Budde

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Rudder Family Origin

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Rudder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

In 1880, the most common Rudder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Rudder's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rudder. A less common occupation for the Rudder family was Blacksmith.

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Rudder Historical Records

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Rudder Life Expectancy

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