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Where is the Rufer family from?
You can see how Rufer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rufer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Rufer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 38 Rufer families living in Ohio. This was about 49% of all the recorded Rufer's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Rufer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rufer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rufer. 31% of Rufer men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Rufer women worked as a Laundress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rufer were Salesman and Teacher.