Ruelle Family History

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Ruelle Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in a narrow street, from a diminutive of rue ‘road’, ‘street’. MTM

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

Similar surnames: Nuelle, Welle, Roelle, Ruelas, Selle, Pelle, Telle, Quell, Truell

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Ruelle Family Origin

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Ruelle Family Occupations

What did your Ruelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ruelle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Ruelle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ruelle family was Works In B Factory. Farmer, Working On Farm and Works Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruelle.

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  • Farmer

  • Working On Farm

  • Works Cotton Mill

  • Works In B Factory


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

Ruelle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ruelle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruelle 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 450 immigration records available for the last name Ruelle. 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 415 military records available for the last name Ruelle. For the veterans among your Ruelle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruelle Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruelle lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ruelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ruelle in 1962 was 72, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruelle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruelle 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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