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Ruman Name Meaning

South German: variant of Roman. Altered spelling of North German Ruhmann, Rühmann, reduced forms of Rudemann and Rüdemann, derivatives of the personal name Rude or Rüde (see Rude 1).

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


Similar surnames: Rutman, Human, Rudman, Luman, Truman, Roman, Ryman, Duman, Hupman

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Ruman Family Origin

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Ruman Family Occupations

What did your Ruman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ruman occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 13% of Ruman's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker, Farmer and Keep House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruman. A less common occupation for the Ruman family was Laborer.

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  • Cigar Maker

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keep House

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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

Ruman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ruman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ruman

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ruman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ruman. For the veterans among your Ruman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ruman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Ruman in 1962 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruman 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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