Rueger Family History

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Rueger Name Meaning

from a reduced form of the personal name Rüdeger (see Rudiger). EG nickname or metonymic occupational name from Middle High German rüegaere, rüeger ‘complainer’, ‘informant’, ‘plaintiff’. EG

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


Similar surnames: Rieger, Krueger, Roeger, Ruge, Reger, Rieber, Rucker, Fieger, Reder

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Rueger Family Origin

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Rueger Family Occupations

What did your Rueger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rueger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Rueger's were Farmers. Farmer, (Carpenter) At Home and Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rueger. A less common occupation for the Rueger family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • (Carpenter) At Home

    6%
  • Builder

    6%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%

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

Rueger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rueger Life Expectancy

What is the average Rueger lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rueger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Rueger in 1957 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rueger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rueger 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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