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Ruggiero Name Meaning

Italian: from Ruggiero, a personal name of Germanic origin,ncomposed of the elements hrod ‘renown’ + gar,nger ‘spear’, ‘lance’. Compare English Roger. EC,nkh, pwh

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


Similar surnames: Ruggero, Ruggieri, Rutgers, Ruggiano, Algiere, Angier, Raggio, Rogero

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Where is the Ruggiero family from?

You can see how Ruggiero families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ruggiero family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ruggiero families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Ruggiero families living in Maryland. This was about 67% of all the recorded Ruggiero's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Ruggiero families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ruggiero surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ruggiero ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ruggiero. 19% of Ruggiero men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Ruggiero women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruggiero were New Worker and Packer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • New Worker
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    12%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Packer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Ruggiero. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruggiero census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Ruggiero. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Ruggiero. For the veterans among your Ruggiero ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ruggiero lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Ruggiero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ruggiero in 1941 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

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