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Where is the Ruddy family from?
You can see how Ruddy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ruddy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ruddy families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Ruddy families living in New York. This was about 75% of all the recorded Ruddy's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Ruddy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ruddy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ruddy. 15% of Ruddy men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Ruddy women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruddy were Farmer and Clerk.