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Ruehl Family History

Ruehl Name Meaning
German (also Rühle): see Ruhl.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

51,736 Historical Documents with Ruehl on Ancestry.com
22,651 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
995 Military Records
596 Immigration Records
5,050 Census and Voter Lists
22,444 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ruehl Families

  • Number of Ruehl families
     20 - 38
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ruehl families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ruehl last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ruehl census records

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Ruehl Family Origin

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Ruehl Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Ruehl families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Ruehl

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Ruehl Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ruehl census records

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Ruehl Civil War Service Records

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