Rusten Family History

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Rusten Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ruston. kh Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in eastern Norway named from rust ‘slope with trees’, ‘hill’, ‘ridge’. OV2

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

Similar surnames: Rosten, Ruston, Rustan, Austen, Rustin, Rutten, Rustad, Rossen

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Rusten Family Origin

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Rusten Family Occupations

What did your Rusten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rusten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Rusten's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rusten family was Farming. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rusten.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Labor

  • Farming


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

Rusten Historical Records

What Rusten family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rusten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rusten 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 519 immigration records available for the last name Rusten. 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 552 military records available for the last name Rusten. For the veterans among your Rusten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rusten Life Expectancy

What is the average Rusten lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rusten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rusten in 1962 was 73, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rusten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rusten 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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