Rudman Family History

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Rudman Name Meaning

North German (Rudmann) and Dutch: variant of Rothman(n) (see Rothman). English: nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Middle English rudde ‘red’, ‘ruddy’ (see Rudd 1) + man ‘man’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Rude (variant of Rode used in Poland and Ukraine; compare Ratkovich) + Yiddish man ‘man’, in the sense ‘husband’. ab

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

Similar surnames: Rutman, Radman, Budman, Sudman, Gutman, Redman, Kurman, Furman

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Rudman Family Origin

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Rudman Family Occupations

What did your Rudman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rudman. 20% of Rudman men worked as a General Labourer and 69% of Rudman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rudman were Old Age Pensioner and Cotton Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Carpenter
  • Old Age Pensioner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Retired
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Cotton Weaver

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

Rudman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Rudman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rudman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rudman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rudman. For the veterans among your Rudman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rudman Life Expectancy

What is the average Rudman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Rudman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rudman in 1952 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

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