Ruffing Family History

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Ruffing Name Meaning

German: patronymic or pet form of Ruffo, a short form of any of the personal names formed with Old High German hrod ‘renown’, for example Rudolf. EG

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


Similar surnames: Doffing, Nuding, Ruffin, Ruffini, Buffin, Ruffino, Redling, Rensing

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Ruffing Family Origin

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Ruffing Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Shoemaker

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruffing. A less common occupation for the Ruffing family was Shoemaker. The most common Ruffing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Ruffing's were Farmers.

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Ruffing Historical Records

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Ruffing Life Expectancy

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