Ruark Name Meaning

Irish: reduced and altered form of O’Rourke.

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


Similar surnames: Roark, Rork, Groark, Rourk, Ruane, Turk, Quirk, Ruan, Rank, Purk

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Ruark Family Origin

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Ruark Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Tenant

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Ruark occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Ruark's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ruark family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Tenant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruark.

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Ruark Historical Records

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Ruark Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Ruark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ruark in 1944 was 26, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruark

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