Ruff Name Meaning

English: variant of Rolfe. German: variant spelling of Ruf. EG

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

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Ruff Family Origin

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Ruff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruff. The most common Ruff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Ruff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ruff family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Ruff | Data not to scale

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Ruff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Ruff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ruff in 1940 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruff

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