Arruda Family History

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Arruda Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name, probably in most cases from Arruda dos Vinhos, a place north of Lisbon, which takes its name from the plant arruda ‘rue’ (from Latin ruta).

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


Similar surnames: Aranda, Carda, Ruda, Arra, Araujo, Rada, Labrada, Prada, Rudi

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Arruda Family Origin

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Arruda Family Occupations

What did your Arruda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Arruda. 27% of Arruda men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Arruda women worked as a Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arruda were Doffer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Weaver
    8%
  • Doffer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Spinner
    16%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Weaver
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Arruda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Arruda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arruda 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Arruda. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Arruda. For the veterans among your Arruda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arruda Life Expectancy

What is the average Arruda lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Arruda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Arruda in 1944 was 34, and 80 in 2004.

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