Ruden Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places named Ruda, Rudau, Rude, Ruden or Rüde. German (Rüden): patronymic from the personal name Rüde (see Rude 1). Swedish (Rudén): ornamental name composed of the place name element rud- ‘woodland clearing’ + the common surname suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius. OV, LP

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

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Ruden Family Origin

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Ruden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Carriage Painter

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Ruden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Ruden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ruden family was Carpenter. Farmer, Carriage Painter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruden.

Source: Census data for Ruden | Data not to scale

Ruden Historical Records

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Ruden Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Ruden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ruden in 1953 was 62, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruden

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