Roufs Family History

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Roufs Name Meaning

Variant of German Rolfs.

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


Similar surnames: Rufe, Rous, Rohs, Houff, Roff, Rocks, Ruff, Roelfs, Roers, Rouch

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Roufs Family Origin

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Roufs Family Occupations

What did your Roufs ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Presser were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Roufs. 12% of Roufs men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Roufs women worked as a Presser. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roufs were Agent and House To House

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    12%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Agent
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Presser
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Gear Office Clerk
    10%
  • House To House
    10%

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

Roufs Historical Records

What Roufs family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 836 census records available for the last name Roufs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roufs 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 66 immigration records available for the last name Roufs. 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 176 military records available for the last name Roufs. For the veterans among your Roufs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roufs Life Expectancy

What is the average Roufs lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Roufs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Roufs in 1954 was 25, and 64 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roufs 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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