Ruthenberg Family History

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Ruthenberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named in Brandenburg or from various places called Rautenberg (earlier Ruthenberg). EG Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Rothenberg. AB

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


Similar surnames: Rutenberg, Rothenberg, Ruttenberg, Rotenberg, Guttenberg, Rautenberg

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Ruthenberg Family Origin

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Ruthenberg Family Occupations

What did your Ruthenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ruthenberg. 12% of Ruthenberg men worked as a Salesman and 14% of Ruthenberg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruthenberg were Clerk and Buyer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Secretary
    10%
  • Buyer
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ruthenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ruthenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruthenberg 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 586 immigration records available for the last name Ruthenberg. 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 556 military records available for the last name Ruthenberg. For the veterans among your Ruthenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruthenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruthenberg lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Ruthenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ruthenberg in 1952 was 49, and 59 in 2004.

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