Rudin Family History

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Rudin Name Meaning

Swiss German: from a short form of any of the personal names formed with the Germanic element hrod ‘renown’, for example Rudolf. EG Swedish: variant of Ruden. LP Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name from a place in Belarus named Rudnya. ab

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

Similar surnames: Rudi, Ruden, Budin, Rubin, Yudin, Bodin, Roden, Rusin, Radin, Ludin

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Rudin Family Origin

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Rudin Family Occupations

What did your Rudin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rudin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Rudin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rudin family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Silk Weaver and Beamer Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rudin.

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  • Farmer

  • Silk Weaver

  • Beamer Cotton Mill

  • Blacksmith


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

Rudin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rudin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rudin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rudin. 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 Rudin. For the veterans among your Rudin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rudin Life Expectancy

What is the average Rudin lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Rudin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rudin in 1943 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rudin 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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