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Where is the Ruffer family from?
You can see how Ruffer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ruffer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ruffer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Ruffer families living in Massachusetts. This was about 67% of all the recorded Ruffer's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Ruffer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ruffer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ruffer. 21% of Ruffer men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Ruffer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruffer were Carpenter and Bookkeeper.