Ruehle Family History

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Ruehle Name Meaning

German (also Rühle): see Ruhl. exg***

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

Similar surnames: Ruehl, Ruhle, Riehle, Rumple, Ruple, Kuehnle, Riedle, Jehle, Kuechle

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Ruehle Family Origin

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Ruehle Family Occupations

What did your Ruehle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ruehle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Ruehle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ruehle family was Baker. Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruehle.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer

  • Baker


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

Ruehle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ruehle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruehle 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 591 immigration records available for the last name Ruehle. 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 513 military records available for the last name Ruehle. For the veterans among your Ruehle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruehle Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruehle lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ruehle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Ruehle in 1959 was 55, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruehle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruehle 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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