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Ruscher Name Meaning

German (also Rüscher): topographic name for someone who lived near a reed bed (see Rusch ). Compare Risher 1 and Rusher

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


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

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Where is the Ruscher family from?

You can see how Ruscher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ruscher family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ruscher families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Ruscher family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Ruscher's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Ruscher families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ruscher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ruscher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ruscher. 28% of Ruscher men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Ruscher women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruscher were Salesman and Housekeeper. .

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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
    28%
  • Machinist
    11%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Cook
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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