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Rubley Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Swiss German Rubli Rübli or Rubly from pet forms of Ruprecht (see Rupprecht ) Rupert and Robert . English (Warwickshire and Staffordshire): perhaps a variant of Rowberry with dissimilation of r-r to r-l.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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 United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 9 Rubley families living in Indiana. This was about 39% of all the recorded Rubley's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Rubley families in 1880.
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What did your Rubley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farming was the top reported job for people in the USA 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
  • Machinist
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
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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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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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