Ruda Family History

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Ruda Name Meaning

nickname for a man with red hair, from Polish rudy ‘red-haired’. habitational name from a place called Ruda, named with ruda ‘iron ore’. AC

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


Similar surnames: Rudi, Roda, Rudd, Rua, Rada, Ruta, Rust, Duda, Rud, Cuda

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Ruda Family Origin

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Ruda Family Occupations

What did your Ruda ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Fish Salesman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ruda. 15% of Ruda men worked as a Fish Salesman and 47% of Ruda women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruda were Barber (master) and Unpaid Domestic Dut

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Fish Salesman
    15%
  • Maltsters Labourer
    8%
  • Asst Fread Postman G P O
    4%
  • Barber (master)
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    47%
  • Tailoress
    7%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    7%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
    7%

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

Ruda Historical Records

What Ruda family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Ruda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruda 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ruda. 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 787 military records available for the last name Ruda. For the veterans among your Ruda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruda Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruda lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ruda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ruda in 1958 was 45, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruda

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruda 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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