Ruddock Family History

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Ruddock Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone resembling a robin, Middle English ruddock (Old English ruddoc, rudduc, a diminutive of rud(ig) ‘red’).

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

Similar surnames: Haddock, Paddock, Ruddy, Reddick, Braddock, Bullock, Rock, Pidcock

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Ruddock Family Origin

Where is the Ruddock family from?

Ruddock Family Occupations

What did your Ruddock ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ruddock family was Farm Labourer. The most common Ruddock occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Ruddock's were Labourers. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruddock.

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  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Tailor

  • Farm Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ruddock ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ruddock Historical Records

What Ruddock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Ruddock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruddock 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Ruddock. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ruddock. For the veterans among your Ruddock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruddock Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruddock lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ruddock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Ruddock in 1955 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruddock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruddock 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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