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 1880, a less common occupation for the Rueff family was Book Keeper. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rueff. The most common Rueff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Rueff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Book Keeper

    6%

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

Rueff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rueff 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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