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Rull Family History

Rull Name Meaning

nickname from Catalan rull, either in its sensenof mill roller, or hair curl. RS possibly also from a derivativenof the Germanic personal name Raülf, composed of thenelements rad ‘counsel’, ‘advice’ + wolf ‘wolf’. ComparenEnglish Ralph. dktent; GT, KH, RS

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


Similar surnames: Lull, Roll, Tull, Kroll, Rullo, Rule, Rill, Trull, Ruel, Ell

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Where is the Rull family from?

You can see how Rull families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rull family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rull families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 6 Rull families living in New York. This was about 38% of all the recorded Rull's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Rull families in 1840.
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What did your Rull ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rull. 26% of Rull men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Rull women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rull were Carpenter and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rull. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rull. For the veterans among your Rull ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rull lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Rull life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Rull in 1956 was 58, and 86 in 2004.

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