Ruelas Family History

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Ruelas Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from Ruelas in Lamego and Guimarãs or a topographic name from a plural diminutive of rua ‘street’. DK, kh

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

Similar surnames: Ruedas, Ornelas, Rueda, Ruelle, Cuevas, Vilas, Duenas, Rue, Kula

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Ruelas Family Origin

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Ruelas Family Occupations

What did your Ruelas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ruelas. A less common occupation for the Ruelas family was Tanner. The most common Ruelas occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Ruelas's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Tanner


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

Ruelas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ruelas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruelas 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 Ruelas. 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 436 military records available for the last name Ruelas. For the veterans among your Ruelas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruelas Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruelas lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Ruelas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Ruelas in 1946 was 40, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruelas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruelas 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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