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Ruud is as a Dutch short form of Roelof or Rudolf a Dutch male given name[1][2] and as a variant of Rud a Norwegian surname derived from the Old Norse ruð.

Name bearer

First name

  • Ruud Boffin (* 1987), Belgian football goalkeeper
  • Ruud Brink (1937-1990), Dutch jazz musician
  • Ruud Degenaar (1963-1989), Dutch-Surinamese football player
  • Ruud Geels (* 1948), Dutch football player
  • Ruud Gullit (* 1962), Dutch football player and coach
  • Ruud van Hemert (1938-2012), Dutch film director, screenwriter and actor
  • Ruud Hesp (* 1965), Dutch football goalkeeper
  • Ruud Jacobs (1938-2019), Dutch double bass player and music producer
  • Ruud Kaiser (* 1960), Dutch football player and coach
  • Ruud Koopmans (* 1961), Dutch social scientist
  • Ruud Krol (* 1949), Dutch football player and coach
  • Ruud Kuijer (* 1959), Dutch sculptor
  • Ruud Lubbers (1939-2018), Dutch politician and economist
  • Ruud van Nistelrooy (* 1976), Dutch football player
  • Ruud Pronk (* 1931), Dutch jazz drummer
  • Ruud Vormer (* 1988), Dutch football player

Family name

  • Asbjørn Ruud (1919-1989), Norwegian ski jumper
  • Birger Ruud (1911-1998), Norwegian ski jumper and ski racer
  • Birk Ruud (* 2000), Norwegian freestyle skier
  • Christian Ruud (* 1972), Norwegian tennis player
  • Casper Ruud (* 1998), Norwegian tennis player
  • Joseph Ruud (* 1981), US-American wrestler, see Erick Rowan
  • Roger Ruud (* 1958), Norwegian ski jumper
  • Sif Ruud (1916-2011), Swedish actress in film, television and theatre
  • Sigmund Ruud (1907-1994), Norwegian ski jumper

Abbreviation RU-UD

  • ISO-3166-2 code of the Russian Republic of Udmurtia

Individual references

  1. Ruud on behindthename.com (engl.)
  2. Ruud on vornamen-weltweit.de