Ruthruff Family History

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Ruthruff Name Meaning

Of German origin: probably an Americanized spelling of German Rottorff (or Rotthoff), a habitational name from any of several places so named. EG

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

Similar surnames: Ruthrauff, Outhouse, Puthoff, Ruthven, Ruther, Osthoff, Turoff, Murff

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Ruthruff Family Origin

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Ruthruff Family Occupations

What did your Ruthruff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ruthruff family was Farming. The most common Ruthruff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Ruthruff's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Conductor, Gtrr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruthruff.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Conductor, Gtrr

  • Farming


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Ruthruff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ruthruff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruthruff 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 76 immigration records available for the last name Ruthruff. 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 226 military records available for the last name Ruthruff. For the veterans among your Ruthruff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruthruff Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ruthruff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ruthruff in 1957 was 47, and 83 in 2004.

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