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Ruger Family History

Ruger Name Meaning
German (Rüger): see Rueger.

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

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1,534 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Ruger Families

  • Number of Ruger families
     52 - 101
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ruger families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Ruger families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ruger census records

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Ruger Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Ruger families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Ruger Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Ruger

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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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Ruger Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ruger census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Ruger ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Ruger Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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