Rudek Family History

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Rudek Name Meaning

Polish: nickname for someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from a derivative of rudy ‘red’ (see Rudy). AC

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


Similar surnames: Rezek, Rudzik, Rudy, Ruddy, Rudi, Dudek, Rusek, Rudd, Turek, Burek

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Rudek Family Origin

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Rudek Family Occupations

What did your Rudek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Attendent were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rudek. 24% of Rudek men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Rudek women worked as an Attendent. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rudek were Apprentice Baker and Counter Girl

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Apprentice Baker
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Attendent
    7%
  • Cashier
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Counter Girl
    7%

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

Rudek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 578 census records available for the last name Rudek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rudek 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 292 immigration records available for the last name Rudek. 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 262 military records available for the last name Rudek. For the veterans among your Rudek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rudek Life Expectancy

What is the average Rudek lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2002, in the United States, Rudek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Rudek in 1957 was 55, and 68 in 2002.

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