Rudy Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Rudi. EG Ukrainian, Polish, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Slavic rudy ‘red’. AB

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


Similar surnames: Rudi, Rudo, Ruedy, Rudd, Brody, Rud, Rody, Rady, Ruddy, Hudy

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Rudy Family Origin

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Rudy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rudy family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rudy. The most common Rudy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Rudy's were Farmers.

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Rudy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Rudy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Rudy in 1948 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rudy

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