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Rubley Family History

Rubley Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Swiss German Rubli, Rübli, or Rubly, from pet forms of Ruprecht (see Rupprecht), Rupert, and Robert.

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


Similar surnames: Ruble, Rupley, Rumbley, Rumley, Hubley, Ruley, Rubey, Rabey, Roble

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Where is the Rubley family from?

You can see how Rubley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rubley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Rubley families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1880 there were 9 Rubley families living in Indiana. This was about 39% of all the recorded Rubley's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Rubley families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rubley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rubley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farming was the top reported job for people in the US named Rubley. 19% of Rubley men worked as a Farming.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farming
    19%
  • Machinist
    19%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rubley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rubley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 124 immigration records available for the last name Rubley. 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 Cards

There are 309 military records available for the last name Rubley. For the veterans among your Rubley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rubley lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Rubley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rubley in 1956 was 35, and 90 in 2004.

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