Rutman Family History

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Rutman Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of Rothman. Variant and altered spelling of German Rut(h)mann, a habitational name for someone from Ruthe in Lower Saxony or Rutha in Thuringia. AB, ExG***

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


Similar surnames: Rudman, Butman, Putman, Gutman, Rotman, Ruman, Furman, Ulman, Duman

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Rutman Family Origin

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Rutman Family Occupations

What did your Rutman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rutman family was Works In Rolling Mill. The most common Rutman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Rutman's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rutman.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Works In Rolling Mill

    7%

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

Rutman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rutman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rutman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rutman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rutman. For the veterans among your Rutman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rutman Life Expectancy

What is the average Rutman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rutman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Rutman in 1953 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rutman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rutman 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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