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Rushing Family History

Rushing Name Meaning
Probably an altered spelling of the eastern German family name Rusching, a variant of Rusche 2. ExG from eg to pwh: "only 4 in Ger. tel. dir.

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

644,057 Historical Documents with Rushing on Ancestry.com
83,171 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,080 Military Records
999 Immigration Records
42,140 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Rushing Families

  • Number of Rushing families
     106 - 209
     36 - 105
     1 - 35
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rushing families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rushing last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Rushing Family Origin

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Rushing Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rushing

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Rushing Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Rushing Civil War Service Records

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