Rugh Name Meaning

Apparently a variant spelling of English Rough. UK 3 Probably an altered spelling of German Ruch.

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

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Rugh Family Origin

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Rugh Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Rugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Rugh's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rugh. A less common occupation for the Rugh family was Laborer.

Source: Census data for Rugh | Data not to scale

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Rugh Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Rugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rugh in 1951 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rugh

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