Ruhman Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Ruhman Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Buhman, Luhman, Rahman, Putman, Rudman, Ashman, Human, Furman, Kurman

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Ruhman Family Origin

Where is the Ruhman family from?

Ruhman Family Occupations

What did your Ruhman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ruhman occupation in the USA was Merchant. 22% of Ruhman's were Merchants. Merchant, Farmer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruhman. A less common occupation for the Ruhman family was Hatter.

View Census data for Ruhman | Data not to scale

  • Merchant

    22%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Gardener

    11%
  • Hatter

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ruhman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ruhman Historical Records

What Ruhman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ruhman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruhman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ruhman

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ruhman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Ruhman immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ruhman. For the veterans among your Ruhman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Ruhman military records

You've only scratched the surface of Ruhman family history.

Ruhman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruhman lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2002, in the United States, Ruhman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ruhman in 1969 was 77, and 73 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruhman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruhman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Ruhman Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name