Rulison Family History

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Rulison Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Rollison. IGI inconclusive; 1880: 228, 3 Scand., 1 Ger.; 1881, UK 0

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

Similar surnames: Roloson, Rolison, Alison, Tunison, Cullison, Burlison, Rulon, Allison

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Rulison Family Origin

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Rulison Family Occupations

What did your Rulison ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rulison family was M.D.. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rulison. The most common Rulison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Rulison's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • M.D.


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

Rulison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rulison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rulison 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 169 immigration records available for the last name Rulison. 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 363 military records available for the last name Rulison. For the veterans among your Rulison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rulison Life Expectancy

What is the average Rulison lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Rulison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Rulison in 1963 was 75, and 89 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rulison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rulison 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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