Rude Name Meaning

from a pet form of a personal name formed with Old High German hrod ‘fame’, for example Rudolf or Rüdiger (see Rudiger). from Middle High German rude, rü(e)de ‘hound’, probably applied as a nickname or as a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of hunting dogs. EG

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


Similar surnames: Rube, Ruder, Rode, Rudi, Rudge, Jude, Ruge, Aude, Duke, Rule

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Rude Family Origin

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Rude Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rude family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rude. The most common Rude occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Rude's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

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Rude Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Rude life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rude in 1944 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

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