Ruland Family History

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Ruland Name Meaning

German (also Rüland): variant spelling of Ruhland.

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

Similar surnames: Hiland, Miland, Rupard, Poland, Ruhland, Reuland, Egland, Rohland

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Ruland Family Origin

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Ruland Family Occupations

What did your Ruland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ruland family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruland. The most common Ruland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Ruland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Ruland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Ruland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruland 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 892 immigration records available for the last name Ruland. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ruland. For the veterans among your Ruland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruland Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruland lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ruland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ruland in 1951 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruland 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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