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Rumschlag Name Meaning

German: probably a nickname or topographic name in sentence form, ‘raum den Schlag ’ ‘clear the (tree-felling) area’, from Middle Low German rumen ‘to clear’, ‘leave’ + schlag (standardized) ‘cleared area’. Not in HB, HN, BR, or SFN at Ru-, Ro-, Rö-. ExG pwh: What does EG's "(standardized)" mean?***

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


Similar surnames: Rusch, Schlag, Ruesch, Rummler, Rushing, Ruscher, Schlau, Schrage

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Rumschlag Family Occupations

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Rumschlag Life Expectancy

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Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Rumschlag life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rumschlag in 1968 was 83, and 68 in 2004.

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