Rudel Family History

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Rudel Name Meaning

German (also Rüdel): from a pet form of the personal names Rüdiger (see Rudiger) or Rudolf. EG

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

Similar surnames: Radel, Rude, Rupel, Redel, Rubel, Trudel, Rodell, Ruckel, Ruge, Gruel

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Rudel Family Origin

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Rudel Family Occupations

What did your Rudel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Atty At Law were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rudel. The most common Rudel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Rudel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rudel family was Cooper.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Atty At Law

  • Cooper


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rudel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rudel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rudel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rudel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rudel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rudel. For the veterans among your Rudel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rudel Life Expectancy

What is the average Rudel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rudel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Rudel in 1963 was 73, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rudel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rudel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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