Rugg Family History

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Rugg Name Meaning

(Rügg): from the popular medievalnpersonal name Rüegg, a reduced form of Rudiger.n variant of Ruck 1, 2. EG

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


Similar surnames: Ruge, Rigg, Ruegg, Rygg, Rueb, Rudi, Rigo, Hugg, Rogg, Rung

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Rugg Family Origin

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Rugg Family Occupations

What did your Rugg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rugg. 17% of Rugg men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Rugg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rugg were Clerk and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Housework
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rugg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Rugg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rugg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rugg. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Rugg. For the veterans among your Rugg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rugg Life Expectancy

What is the average Rugg lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rugg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rugg in 1950 was 71, and 74 in 2004.

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