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Find more Rugh relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 769 more people named Rugh in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 703 people named Rugh in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 109% more people named Rugh in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,472 people named Rugh were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 130 women had paying jobs
  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,282
  • 53%, or 195 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was Charles

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As Rugh families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • 11 were born in foreign countries
  • 9% were first-generation Americans