Rud Name Meaning

Norwegian: variant of Ruud. OV Hungarian (Rúd): from rúd ‘stick’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a soldier or a nickname for a fighter. BG Variant spelling of English Rudd. UK 3

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


Similar surnames: Jud, Rudi, Rue, Rudy, Ruud, Rad, Rod, Ree, Red, Rudd

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Rud Family Origin

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Rud Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer Journeyman

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Decorator

    10%
  • Driller (Iron Ship Yd)

    10%

In 1881, Bricklayer Journeyman, Carpenter and Decorator were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rud. The most common Rud occupation in the UK was Bricklayer Journeyman. 10% of Rud's were Bricklayer Journeymans. A less common occupation for the Rud family was Driller (Iron Ship Yd).

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Rud Historical Records

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Rud Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Rud life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Rud in 1951 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rud

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