Ruckel Family History

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Ruckel Name Meaning

German (Rückel): from a pet form of Ruck 3. EG

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

Similar surnames: Rucker, Buckel, Ruckle, Rockel, Frickel, Rachel, Rudel, Eckel, Richel

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Ruckel Family Origin

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Ruckel Family Occupations

What did your Ruckel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ruckel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Ruckel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruckel. A less common occupation for the Ruckel family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ruckel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ruckel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ruckel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruckel 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 365 immigration records available for the last name Ruckel. 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 Ruckel. For the veterans among your Ruckel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruckel Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruckel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ruckel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ruckel in 1962 was 73, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruckel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruckel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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