Rucks Family History

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Rucks Name Meaning

Americanized variant of Swiss German Ruck.

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

Similar surnames: Ruck, Rocks, Russ, Zuck, Sacks, Rocke, Bucks, Ricks, Rinks, Rock

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Rucks Family Origin

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Rucks Family Occupations

What did your Rucks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rucks. The most common Rucks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Rucks's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rucks family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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

Rucks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rucks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rucks 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 356 immigration records available for the last name Rucks. 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 Rucks. For the veterans among your Rucks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rucks Life Expectancy

What is the average Rucks lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rucks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rucks in 1950 was 46, and 61 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rucks 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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