Russaw Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Russaw Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Rousseau. pwh

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

Similar surnames: Deshaw, Russeau, Russian, Bushaw, Hussar, Hussey, Roussel, Shaw

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Russaw Family Origin

Where is the Russaw family from?

Russaw Family Occupations

What did your Russaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Russaw family was F Labourer. Farmer, Laborer and F Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Russaw. The most common Russaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Russaw's were Farmers.

View Census data for Russaw | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • F Laborer

  • F Labourer


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

Russaw Historical Records

What Russaw family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Russaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Russaw census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Russaw

Passenger List

There are 54 immigration records available for the last name Russaw. 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.

View all Russaw immigration records

Draft Card

There are 246 military records available for the last name Russaw. For the veterans among your Russaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Russaw military records

You've only scratched the surface of Russaw family history.

Russaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Russaw lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Russaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Russaw in 1957 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Russaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Russaw 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.

Famous Russaw Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name