Rus Name Meaning

Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, Croatian, and Romanian (of Slavic origin): ethnic name for a Russian. DM, SL, DBR Czech: descriptive nickname from the adjective rusý ‘strawberry blond’. DM Slovenian and Croatian (northern Croatia): nickname from the adjective rus ‘red-haired’, or from the dialect word rus ‘cockroach’. Compare Ros 3. SL

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


Similar surnames: Ros, Brus, Russ, Prus, Kus, Rys, Ruse, Rust, Ras, Ruhs

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Rus Family Origin

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Rus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    27%
  • Engineer On Boat

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rus family was Keeping House. The most common Rus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Rus's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Engineer On Boat were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rus.

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Rus Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Rus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Rus in 1960 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rus

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