Ruscher Family History

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Ruscher Name Meaning

Swiss German (Rüscher): probably a habitational name for someone from a place named with rusch ‘rush’ (see Rusch). SFN. ExG***

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

Similar surnames: Rusher, Luscher, Rusche, Reuscher, Rauscher, Buscher, Roscher

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Ruscher Family Origin

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Ruscher Family Occupations

What did your Ruscher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ruscher family was Dealer In Second Hand Stoves & Repairer. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruscher. The most common Ruscher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Ruscher's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Dealer In Second Hand Stoves & Repairer


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

Ruscher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ruscher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruscher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 502 immigration records available for the last name Ruscher. 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 568 military records available for the last name Ruscher. For the veterans among your Ruscher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruscher Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruscher lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ruscher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Ruscher in 1953 was 46, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruscher 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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