Rueff Family History

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Rueff Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: from a reduced form of the personal name Rudolf. BR

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


Similar surnames: Reff, Ruoff, Ruef, Neff, Ruen, Ruf, Reiff, Rief, Steff, Muff

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Rueff Family Origin

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Rueff Family Occupations

What did your Rueff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rueff. 7% of Rueff men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Rueff women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rueff were Foreman and School Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Foreman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    11%
  • Maid
    11%
  • Office Girl
    8%
  • School Teacher
    8%

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

Rueff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rueff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rueff 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rueff. 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 704 military records available for the last name Rueff. For the veterans among your Rueff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rueff Life Expectancy

What is the average Rueff lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Rueff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Rueff in 1956 was 47, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rueff

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