Rudnik Family History

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Rudnik Name Meaning

Polish: occupational name for a worker in an iron-ore mine, from an agent noun based on Slavic ruda ‘iron ore’. AC

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

Similar surnames: Rudnick, Budnik, Rudnicki, Rudzik, Krupnik, Kuznik, Rudi, Hutnik

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Rudnik Family Origin

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Rudnik Family Occupations

What did your Rudnik ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rudnik family was Works As Mason. The most common Rudnik occupation in the USA was Works In Tannery. 50% of Rudnik's were Works In Tannerys. Works In Tannery and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rudnik.

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  • Works In Tannery

  • Laborer

  • Works As Mason


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Rudnik Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rudnik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rudnik 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rudnik. 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 527 military records available for the last name Rudnik. For the veterans among your Rudnik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rudnik Life Expectancy

What is the average Rudnik lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Rudnik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rudnik in 1940 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rudnik 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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