Rudolph Family History

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Rudolph Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Rudolf, under Classicizing influence.

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


Similar surnames: Rolph, Ridolfi, Relph, Udell, Randolph, Rugh, Rud, Dolph, Adolph

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Rudolph Family Origin

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Rudolph Family Occupations

What did your Rudolph ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rudolph. The most common Rudolph occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Rudolph's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rudolph family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Rudolph Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rudolph Life Expectancy

What is the average Rudolph lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Rudolph life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rudolph in 1940 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rudolph

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rudolph 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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