Last name: RUDD

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RUDD : This last name is indexed 107,636 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

RUDD : 1: English: nickname for someone with a ruddy complexion from Middle English rudde ‘redness ruddiness rosy hue’ (Old English rudu).2: English: habitational name from Rhude in Holsworthy (Devon) apparently named from Middle English rude (Old English hrēod) ‘reed bed’. Compare Rhode 2.3: American shortened form of any of various Jewish surnames beginning with Rud-.

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