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Rudich Name Meaning

Americanized form of Serbian and Croatian Rudić: patronymic from a short form of the old South Slavic personal name Rudan a derivative of rud ‘reddish’; or a nickname derived from this word or from its homonym rud ‘curly’. German: from a pet form of the personal name Rudi . Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from Rudy of Slavic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Rodich, Rudick, Rudin, Reich, Radich, Rakich, Lulich, Rudi, Lucich

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Where is the Rudich family from?

You can see how Rudich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rudich family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Rudich families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Rudich families living in South Carolina. This was about 67% of all the recorded Rudich's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Rudich families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rudich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rudich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rudich. 23% of Rudich men worked as a Salesman and 60% of Rudich women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rudich were Clerk and Manager. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    23%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Proprietor
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    60%
  • Manager
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rudich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rudich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 771 immigration records available for the last name Rudich. 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 Cards

There are 301 military records available for the last name Rudich. For the veterans among your Rudich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rudich lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rudich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Rudich in 1955 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

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