Rua Name Meaning

Galician (Rúa): habitational name from any of the numerous places in Galicia so named, from rua ‘street’. Italian: when not of Spanish origin, a topographic name from Sicilian ruga ‘road’, or a habitational name from any of various places named Rua, as for example the locality so named in San Pietro di Feletto in Teviso province. The form Ruà, typical of Piedmont, relates to a district of Pragelato in Torino province or to Ruà del Prato in Dronero, Cuneo province.

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

Similar surnames: Rue, Lua, Ruta, Dua, Rux, Hua, Roa, Brue, Pla, Aue

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Rua Family Origin

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Rua Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rua. 33% of Rua men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Rua women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rua were Farming and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Clerk
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
  • Seamstress
  • Maid
  • Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rua Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 397 military records available for the last name Rua. For the veterans among your Rua ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rua Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rua life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Rua in 1944 was 23, and 78 in 2004.

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