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Rudow History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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Early Origins of the Rudow family

The surname Rudow was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), a province on the northern seacoast, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. Geoffroi Ridel descended from the ancient counts of Angouleme, and Gerard Ridel was Baron of Blaye in 1030. The family were well established in the region of Calvados and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Early History of the Rudow family

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Rudow Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rideau, Rudow, Ridow, Reedow, Redoe, Reidow, Redough, Ridel, Ridoux and many more.

Early Notables of the Rudow family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Rudow family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: including many of the name who migrated to the New World from the mid 17th century onward.

Contemporary Notables of the name Rudow (post 1700)

  • Vivian Adelberg Rudow (b. 1936), American composer, performance artist and conductor
  • Lucretia Suciu- Rudow (1859-1900), Romanian poet from Austria-Hungary

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