Rutz Name Meaning

from a short form of any of the various personal names beginning with the Old High German element hrod ‘renown’, for example Rudolf. occupational name for a cobbler, Middle Low German rutze, ruce. habitational name from a place so named in Switzerland. EG

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


Similar surnames: Ruth, Retz, Butz, Putz, Ratz, Lutz, Ritz, Mutz, Gratz, Rotz

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Rutz Family Origin

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Rutz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Rutz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Rutz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rutz family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rutz.

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Rutz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Rutz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rutz in 1958 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rutz

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