Rushlow Family History

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Rushlow Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Roschlau(b), a habitational name from Rosslau on the Elbe river perhaps, or from Röschlaub in Franconia. Americanized spelling of French Rocheleau. SWUK 2

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

Similar surnames: Rushmore, Rusher, Koslow, Russow, Hudlow, Renslow, Show, Rush, Roshto

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Rushlow Family Origin

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Rushlow Family Occupations

What did your Rushlow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rushlow occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Rushlow's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Rushlow family was Marble Worker. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rushlow.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Marble Worker


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

Rushlow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rushlow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rushlow 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 236 immigration records available for the last name Rushlow. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rushlow. For the veterans among your Rushlow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rushlow Life Expectancy

What is the average Rushlow lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rushlow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Rushlow in 1958 was 65, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rushlow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rushlow 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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