Ruehl Family History

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Ruehl Name Meaning

German (also Rühle): see Ruhl. exg***

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


Similar surnames: Ruehle, Ruhle, Rueb, Zuehl, Bruehl, Riehl, Ruhl, Buehl, Muehl, Kuehl

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Ruehl Family Origin

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Ruehl Family Occupations

What did your Ruehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ruehl family was Cigar Maker. Farmer, Shoe Maker and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruehl. The most common Ruehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Ruehl's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Shoe Maker

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Cigar Maker

    4%

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

Ruehl Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ruehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruehl lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Ruehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ruehl in 1949 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruehl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruehl 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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