Rudi Name Meaning

Swiss German and South German: from a short form, Ruodo, or a Germanic personal name formed with hrod ‘renown’ (see Rudolf). German (of Slavic origin): from Slavic rudy ‘red’, applied as a nickname for someone with red hair or a metonymic occupational name for a metalworker or miner (from ruda ‘red earth’). EG Norwegian: habitational name from any of over fifteen farmsteads so named, from Old Norse ruð ‘clearing’. OV

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


Similar surnames: Rudin, Radi, Russ, Rude, Ruda, Rudy, Rubi, Rada, Rudd, Ruth

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Rudi Family Origin

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Rudi Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Clergyman

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rudi family was Laborer. Farmer, Clergyman and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rudi. The most common Rudi occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Rudi's were Farmers.

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Rudi Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Rudi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rudi in 1963 was 83, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rudi

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