Ruse Family History

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Ruse Name Meaning

English: variant of Rouse. RW German: variant of Reusse (see Reuss 1). EG Probably also an Americanized form of Czech Rus ‘Russian’. DM

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

Similar surnames: Russ, Rusk, Rush, Rus, Rusek, Cruse, Ruge, Rue, Rose, Rule

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Ruse Family Origin

Where is the Ruse family from?

Ruse Family Occupations

What did your Ruse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruse. A less common occupation for the Ruse family was Farm Laborer. The most common Ruse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Ruse's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Ruse Historical Records

What Ruse family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Ruse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruse 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Ruse. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Ruse. For the veterans among your Ruse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruse Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruse lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Ruse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ruse in 1949 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruse 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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