Trude Family History

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Trude Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a short form of the female personal name Gertrude, composed of the Germanic elements ger ‘spear’ + trud ‘strength’, the latter being subsequently reinterpreted as traut ‘dear’, yielding the form Gertraut (see Draudt).

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

Similar surnames: Drude, Trudel, Rudi, Rude, Trull, Ude, Trine, Thode, Ruge, Rudes

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Trude Family Origin

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Trude Family Occupations

What did your Trude ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Trude occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Trude's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trude. A less common occupation for the Trude family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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Trude Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Trude. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trude 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 695 immigration records available for the last name Trude. 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 886 military records available for the last name Trude. For the veterans among your Trude ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trude Life Expectancy

What is the average Trude lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Trude life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Trude in 1962 was 68, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trude 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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