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Rudin Name Meaning

Swiss German: from a short form of any of the personal namesnformed with the Germanic element hrod ‘renown’, for examplenRudolf. EG Swedish: variant of Ruden. LP Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name from a place in Belarusnnamed 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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Where is the Rudin family from?

You can see how Rudin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rudin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Rudin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Rudin families living in New York. This was about 35% of all the recorded Rudin's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Rudin families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rudin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rudin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rudin. 19% of Rudin men worked as a Salesman and 15% of Rudin women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rudin were Proprietor and Clerk.

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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
    19%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Operator
    5%
  • Proprietor
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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