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Rusche Name Meaning

German: variant of Rusch . German: from a Germanized form of Czech růže ‘rose’ probably a metonymic occupational name for a rose grower. German (Rüsche): habitational name from a place so named in Schleswig-Holstein (see also Ruesch ). Germanized form of Sorbian Roš and Roša (see Rosch ).

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

Similar surnames: Ruscher, Rusch, Rosche, Kruschke, Buche, Rush, Ruse, Huscher, Pusch

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Where is the Rusche family from?

You can see how Rusche families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rusche family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Rusche families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 41 Rusche families living in Ohio. This was about 19% of all the recorded Rusche's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Rusche families in 1880.
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What did your Rusche ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rusche. 35% of Rusche men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Rusche women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rusche were Farming and Bookkeeper. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 877 immigration records available for the last name Rusche. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Rusche. For the veterans among your Rusche ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rusche lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rusche life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Rusche in 1958 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

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