Ruen Name Meaning

German: variant of Ruhn, from a short form of a personal name such as Ruomald. altered spelling of Rühen, reduced form of German Rüden or Ruden. ExG*** Norwegian: unexplained. Possibly an altered spelling of Irish and Scottish Ruane. BR, EML, kh. IGI 16 German, 9 English; 1880: 50, 2 Nor, 4 Ger, 7 Ire. English census 1881 has 1, born Ger.

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

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Ruen Family Origin

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Ruen Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    40%
  • Farmer

    40%
  • Clerk

    20%

In 1880, the most common Ruen occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 40% of Ruen's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ruen. A less common occupation for the Ruen family was Clerk.

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Ruen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2003, Ruen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ruen in 1961 was 58, and 76 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruen

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