Ruttan Family History

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Ruttan Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Dutch Rutten.

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


Similar surnames: Rutten, Rudman, Rutman, Rustan, Rotman, Rutan, Rutt, Mittan, Rotan

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Ruttan Family Origin

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Ruttan Family Occupations

What did your Ruttan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ruttan family was Bill Poster. The most common Ruttan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Ruttan's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruttan.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Farming

    22%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Bill Poster

    11%

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

Ruttan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ruttan Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruttan lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Ruttan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Ruttan in 1952 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruttan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruttan 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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