Ruckdeschel Family History

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Ruckdeschel Name Meaning

German: nickname for a traveling journeyman, from Middle High German rucke ‘back’ + a diminutive of tasche, tesche ‘bag’, hence ‘backpack’, ‘rucksack’. EG

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


Similar surnames: Schmeichel, Meckfessel, Wunschel, Hubscher, Rudesill, Scherschel

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Ruckdeschel Family Origin

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Ruckdeschel Family Occupations

What did your Ruckdeschel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ruckdeschel occupation in the USA was Baker & Confec. (Prop'R). 20% of Ruckdeschel's were Baker & Confec. (Prop'R)s. Baker & Confec. (Prop'R), Book-Keeper and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruckdeschel. A less common occupation for the Ruckdeschel family was Lithographer.

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  • Baker & Confec. (Prop'R)

    20%
  • Book-Keeper

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%
  • Lithographer

    20%

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Ruckdeschel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ruckdeschel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruckdeschel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ruckdeschel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ruckdeschel. For the veterans among your Ruckdeschel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruckdeschel Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruckdeschel lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ruckdeschel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Ruckdeschel in 1959 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

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