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Rudi Name Meaning

Swiss German and South German: from a short form, Ruodo, or a Germanic personal name formed with hrod ‘renown’ (see Rudolf). German (of Slavic origin): from Slavic rudy ‘red’, applied as a nickname for someone with red hair or a metonymic occupational name for a metalworker or miner (from ruda ‘red earth’). EG Norwegian: habitational name from any of over fifteen farmsteads so named, from Old Norse ruð ‘clearing’. OV

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


Similar surnames: Rudin, Radi, Russ, Rude, Ruda, Rudy, Rubi, Rada, Rudd, Ruth

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Rudi Family Origin

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Rudi Family Occupations

What did your Rudi ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Clergyman and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rudi. A less common occupation for the Rudi family was Laborer. The most common Rudi occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Rudi's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Clergyman

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

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

Rudi Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rudi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rudi 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rudi. 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 Rudi. For the veterans among your Rudi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rudi Life Expectancy

What is the average Rudi lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rudi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rudi in 1963 was 83, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rudi

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rudi 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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