Ruck Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with a peculiarity of the back, Middle High German rucke. German: topographic name from a southern field name denoting a slight dome-shaped elevation. German: from the personal names Ruck, Rück, short forms of Rüdiger (see Rudiger). EG English: variant spelling of Rook.

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


Similar surnames: Buck, Rock, Kruck, Reck, Bruck, Puck, Duck, Muck, Huck, Zuck

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Ruck Family Origin

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Ruck Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruck. A less common occupation for the Ruck family was Keeping House. The most common Ruck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Ruck's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Ruck | Data not to scale

Ruck Historical Records

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Ruck Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Ruck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Ruck in 1953 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruck

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