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Ruedy Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Swiss German Rudi or Rüedin(see Rude 1). EG

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


Similar surnames: Rudy, Reedy, Riedy, Ruen, Runde, Rudi, Rund, Ruef, Keedy, Reed

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Where is the Ruedy family from?

You can see how Ruedy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ruedy family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ruedy families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 21 Ruedy families living in Michigan. This was about 36% of all the recorded Ruedy's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Ruedy families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ruedy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ruedy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ruedy. 18% of Ruedy men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Ruedy women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruedy were Machinist and Saleslady.

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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

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Machinist
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    23%
  • Bookkeeper
    14%
  • Manager
    10%
  • Saleslady
    10%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ruedy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruedy 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 205 immigration records available for the last name Ruedy. 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 343 military records available for the last name Ruedy. For the veterans among your Ruedy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ruedy lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ruedy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ruedy in 1958 was 52, and 67 in 2004.

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