Ruhlman Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Ruhlman Name Meaning

from a pet form of Rudolph + man ‘man’. (Rühlmann) habitational name for someone from any of several places named Rühle in Lower Saxony. exg***

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

Similar surnames: Russman, Rohlman, Rutman, Rullman, Ahlman, Ulman, Rahman, Rollman

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Ruhlman Family Origin

Where is the Ruhlman family from?

Ruhlman Family Occupations

What did your Ruhlman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ruhlman family was Broom Manufacterer. The most common Ruhlman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Ruhlman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Beerhouse Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruhlman.

View Census data for Ruhlman | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Beerhouse Keeper

  • Broom Manufacterer


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

Ruhlman Historical Records

What Ruhlman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ruhlman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruhlman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ruhlman

Passenger List

There are 356 immigration records available for the last name Ruhlman. 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.

View all Ruhlman immigration records

Draft Card

There are 559 military records available for the last name Ruhlman. For the veterans among your Ruhlman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Ruhlman military records

You've only scratched the surface of Ruhlman family history.

Ruhlman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruhlman lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ruhlman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ruhlman in 1945 was 27, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruhlman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruhlman 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.

Famous Ruhlman Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name