Ruble Family History

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Ruble Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for a beet grower, from Middle High German ruobe ‘beet’ + the diminutive suffix -le. German (Rüble): from the personal name Rubele, Rübele, pet forms of Ruprecht (see Rupprecht). Americanized spelling of Rubel.

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

Similar surnames: Rube, Rubley, Rubin, Rule, Grable, Ruple, Doble, Roble, Crumble

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Ruble Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ruble name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ruble. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Ruble Family Origin

Where is the Ruble family from?

Ruble Family Occupations

What did your Ruble ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ruble family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruble. The most common Ruble occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Ruble's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Ruble Historical Records

What Ruble family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Ruble. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruble census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ruble. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Ruble. For the veterans among your Ruble ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruble Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruble lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Ruble life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ruble in 1946 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruble

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruble 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.

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