Fruth Family History

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Fruth Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German vruot ‘clever’, ‘astute’.

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


Similar surnames: Frueh, Frech, Brush, Ruch, Pluth, Forth, Bluth, Ruth, Fauth, Rath

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Fruth Family Origin

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Fruth Family Occupations

What did your Fruth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fruth. 19% of Fruth men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Fruth women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fruth were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    8%
  • House Wife
    7%
  • Domestic
    5%
  • Housekeeper
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Fruth Historical Records

What Fruth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fruth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fruth 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 862 immigration records available for the last name Fruth. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Fruth. For the veterans among your Fruth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fruth Life Expectancy

What is the average Fruth lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Fruth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Fruth in 1959 was 52, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fruth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fruth 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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