Ruyle Family History

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Ruyle Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Ryle or German Reil, Reul, or Roehl. IGI inconclusive. EG. UK 0

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

Similar surnames: Rule, Royse, Rylee, Rhule, Guile, Rubley, Rupe, Guye, Ruhle, Rupley

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Ruyle Family Origin

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Ruyle Family Occupations

What did your Ruyle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ruyle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Ruyle's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruyle. A less common occupation for the Ruyle family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House


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

Ruyle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ruyle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruyle 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 118 immigration records available for the last name Ruyle. 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 822 military records available for the last name Ruyle. For the veterans among your Ruyle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruyle Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruyle lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Ruyle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Ruyle in 1949 was 46, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruyle 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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