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Where is the Ruis family from?
You can see how Ruis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ruis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ruis families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Ruis families living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ruis's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Ruis families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ruis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ruis. 49% of Ruis men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Ruis women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruis were Farm Laborer and Cook.