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Where did the German Ruden family come from? What is the German Ruden family crest and coat of arms? When did the Ruden family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Ruden family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rudenick, Rudnicki, Rudkowski, Rudnia, Rudnyanszky, Rudowkski, Rudzicki, Rudziewicki, Rutkowski and many more.
First found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ruden research. Another 233 words(17 lines of text) covering the years 1500, 1580, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Ruden History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Ruden Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Ruden Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Ruden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ruden Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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