Ruis Family History

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Ruis Name Meaning

Spanish: variant of Ruiz. RS Portuguese: variant of Portuguese Rois or Roiz. RS, IGI

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

Similar surnames: Reis, Luis, Ruiz, Rio, Russ, Ruisi, Ris, Rubin, Rud, Rugg

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Ruis Family Origin

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Ruis Family Occupations

What did your Ruis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ruis family was Miner. The most common Ruis occupation in the USA was Laborer. 35% of Ruis's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruis.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Miner


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

Ruis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Ruis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruis 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Ruis. 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 990 military records available for the last name Ruis. For the veterans among your Ruis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruis Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruis lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ruis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Ruis in 1959 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruis 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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