Ruud Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, in eastern Norway particularly, named Rud, from Old Norse ruð ‘clearing’. OV2

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


Similar surnames: Rod, Rudi, Rud, Runde, Rubi, Read, Rux, Fuld, Mudd, Raum

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Ruud Family Origin

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Ruud Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    76%
  • Goldsmictt

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Stonemason

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Goldsmictt and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruud. A less common occupation for the Ruud family was Stonemason. The most common Ruud occupation in the USA was Farmer. 76% of Ruud's were Farmers.

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Ruud Historical Records

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Ruud Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Ruud life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ruud in 1945 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruud

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