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Von Ruden Name Meaning

German (von Ruden): habitational name for someone from Ruden a small island in the Baltic Sea between Rügen and Usedom formed with the preposition von ‘from’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Von Haden, Von Essen, Von Behren, Von Glahn, Van Dusen, Van Drunen

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You can see how Von Ruden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Von Ruden family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Von Ruden families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 5 Von Ruden families living in Kentucky. This was about 50% of all the recorded Von Ruden's in USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Von Ruden families in 1880.
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Census Records

There are 641 census records available for the last name Von Ruden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Von Ruden 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 13 immigration records available for the last name Von Ruden. 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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There are 211 military records available for the last name Von Ruden. For the veterans among your Von Ruden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Von Ruden lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Von Ruden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Von Ruden in 1957 was 35, and 81 in 2004.

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