Rugen Family History

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Rugen Name Meaning

German (also Rügen): patronymic from Ruge 2. ExG***

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


Similar surnames: Ruen, Regen, Ruben, Ruden, Ruger, Ruge, Buren, Rutzen, Rupe, Rudes

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Rugen Family Origin

Where is the Rugen family from?

Rugen Family Occupations

What did your Rugen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rugen occupation in the USA was Grocer. 25% of Rugen's were Grocers. Grocer, Box Maker and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rugen. A less common occupation for the Rugen family was Farmer.

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  • Grocer

    25%
  • Box Maker

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Farmer

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rugen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rugen Historical Records

What Rugen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rugen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rugen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Rugen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rugen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rugen. For the veterans among your Rugen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rugen Life Expectancy

What is the average Rugen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Rugen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rugen in 1956 was 59, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rugen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rugen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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