Ruoff Name Meaning

South German: from a reduced form of the personal name Rudolf. EG

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


Similar surnames: Rueff, Ruf, Ruff, Reff, Reiff, Rolf, Boff, Murff, Groff, Rudolf

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Ruoff Family Origin

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Ruoff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Brewer

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ruoff family was Butcher. The most common Ruoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Ruoff's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruoff.

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Ruoff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Ruoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ruoff in 1945 was 23, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruoff

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