Rueth Family History

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Rueth Name Meaning

German (also Rüth): northwestern topographic name, from a field name (see Reuter 1). ExG***

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

Similar surnames: Rieth, Runte, Ruetz, Rush, Roeth, Lueth, Puett, Rueb, Rue, Huett

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Rueth Family Origin

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Rueth Family Occupations

What did your Rueth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Common Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rueth. A less common occupation for the Rueth family was Farming. The most common Rueth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Rueth's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Common Laborer

  • Farming


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

Rueth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rueth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rueth 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 241 immigration records available for the last name Rueth. 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 152 military records available for the last name Rueth. For the veterans among your Rueth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rueth Life Expectancy

What is the average Rueth lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rueth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Rueth in 1947 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rueth 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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