Ruffo Family History

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Ruffo Name Meaning

from a personal name (Latin Rufus, originally a nickname for someone with red hair, from a dialect form of the standard Latin word rubeus). This name was borne by various minor early saints, and occasionally used as a personal name in the Middle Ages. from a personal name of Germanic origin but uncertain form and meaning. The Calabrian noble family of this name is said to be of Norman origin. EC, kh

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

Similar surnames: Rufo, Reff, Rusco, Russo, Raffo, Huff, Rubio, Griffo, Cuff, Rullo

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Ruffo Family Occupations

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Ruffo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1956. The average life expectancy for Ruffo in 1940 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

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