Ruest Name Meaning

German: variant of Rust. exg***

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


Similar surnames: Rust, Quest, Rest, Rueb, Ruess, Rueth, Vest, Wuest, Griest, Pust

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Ruest Family Origin

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Ruest Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    22%
  • Scholar

    9%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Journalier

    6%

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In 1881, Cultivateur, Scholar and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruest. A less common occupation for the Ruest family was Journalier. The most common Ruest occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 22% of Ruest's were Cultivateurs.

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Ruest Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Ruest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Ruest in 1955 was 21, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruest

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