Russey Family History

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Russey Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the Swiss family name Russi. EG. UK 0

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

Similar surnames: Rupley, Bussey, Hussey, Duskey, Crissey, Rusher, Ruley, Mussey

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Russey Family Origin

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Russey Family Occupations

What did your Russey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Russey family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Dentist and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Russey. The most common Russey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Russey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Dentist

  • Works On Farm

  • Blacksmith


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

Russey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Russey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Russey 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 407 immigration records available for the last name Russey. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Russey. For the veterans among your Russey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Russey Life Expectancy

What is the average Russey lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Russey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Russey in 1953 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Russey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Russey 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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