Rutenberg Family History

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Rutenberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place near Neustrelitz named Rutenberg or from any of five places called Rautenberg (formerly Rutenberg). EG Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Rothenberg. AB

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

Similar surnames: Ruthenberg, Rotenberg, Rautenberg, Ruttenberg, Guttenberg, Rosenberg

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Rutenberg Family Origin

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Rutenberg Family Occupations

What did your Rutenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Carman and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rutenberg. A less common occupation for the Rutenberg family was Peddler. The most common Rutenberg occupation in the USA was Laborer. 44% of Rutenberg's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Carman

  • Keeping House

  • Peddler


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

Rutenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rutenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rutenberg 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 947 immigration records available for the last name Rutenberg. 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 272 military records available for the last name Rutenberg. For the veterans among your Rutenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rutenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Rutenberg lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Rutenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rutenberg in 1964 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rutenberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rutenberg 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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