Ruch Name Meaning

Swiss and South German: nickname for a greedy person, from Middle High German ruoch ‘eager’, ‘intent’. German: nickname for an unkempt or rough person, from Middle Low German ru(ch), Middle High German ruch ‘shaggy’, ‘rough’, ‘crude’, ‘hard’. EG

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


Similar surnames: Rusch, Tuch, Ruck, Puch, Rach, Buch, Rauch, Auch, Ruh, Rech

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Ruch Family Origin

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Ruch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ruch family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruch. The most common Ruch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Ruch's were Farmers.

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Ruch Historical Records

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Ruch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Ruch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ruch in 1951 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruch

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