Ruwe Family History

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Ruwe Name Meaning

Dutch (de Ruwe): nickname from Middle Dutch ruwe ‘rough’, ‘coarse’, ‘crude’. DEB

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


Similar surnames: Huwe, Duwe, Ruge, Rupe, Crute, Auge, Rouse, Riewe, Rude, Rowe

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Ruwe Family Origin

Where is the Ruwe family from?

Ruwe Family Occupations

What did your Ruwe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Boot & Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ruwe. The most common Ruwe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Ruwe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ruwe family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Boot & Shoemaker

    17%
  • Butcher

    17%

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

Ruwe Historical Records

What Ruwe family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Ruwe Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruwe lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ruwe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Ruwe in 1955 was 58, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruwe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruwe 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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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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