Ruhl Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal name Rudolf. habitational name from either of two places named Rühle in northern Germany.

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

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Ruhl Family Origin

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Ruhl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ruhl family was Carpenter. The most common Ruhl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Ruhl's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruhl.

Source: Census data for Ruhl | Data not to scale

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Ruhl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Ruhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ruhl in 1941 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruhl

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