Ruhland Family History

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Ruhland Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Ruhland, a common medieval form of Roland. EG

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

Similar surnames: Uhland, Rohland, Reuland, Rowland, Roland, Ruhmann, Ashland, Reiland

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Ruhland Family Origin

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Ruhland Family Occupations

What did your Ruhland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ruhland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Ruhland's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruhland. A less common occupation for the Ruhland family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • At Home

  • Blacksmith


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ruhland ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ruhland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ruhland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruhland 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ruhland. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ruhland. For the veterans among your Ruhland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruhland Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruhland lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ruhland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ruhland in 1942 was 70, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruhland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruhland ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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