Ruiz Name Meaning

Spanish: patronymic from the personal name Ruy, a short form of Rodrigo. DK, kh, RS

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

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Ruiz Family Origin

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Ruiz Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    30%
  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • At Home

    1%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruiz. A less common occupation for the Ruiz family was At Home. The most common Ruiz occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Ruiz's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Ruiz | Data not to scale

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Ruiz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Ruiz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Ruiz in 1940 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruiz

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