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Ruggles Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of Rudge.

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


Similar surnames: Huggins, Riggles, Tigges, Rudes, Ringle, Ruckle, Ruggeri, Rowles

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Ruggles Family Origin

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Ruggles Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ruggles family was Laborer. The most common Ruggles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Ruggles's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruggles.

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Ruggles Life Expectancy

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