Ruen Family History

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Ruen Name Meaning

German: variant of Ruhn, from a short form of a personal name such as Ruomald. altered spelling of Rühen, reduced form of German Rüden or Ruden. ExG*** Norwegian: unexplained. Possibly an altered spelling of Irish and Scottish Ruane. BR, EML, kh. IGI 16 German, 9 English; 1880: 50, 2 Nor, 4 Ger, 7 Ire. English census 1881 has 1, born Ger.

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

Similar surnames: Roen, Rueb, Rhen, Ruan, Ren, Ruben, Bruen, Ruden, Gruen, Rush

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Ruen Family Origin

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Ruen Family Occupations

What did your Ruen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ruen. 63% of Ruen men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Ruen women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruen were Farm Tenant and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Tenant

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Saleslady

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

Ruen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ruen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruen 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 225 immigration records available for the last name Ruen. 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 221 military records available for the last name Ruen. For the veterans among your Ruen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruen Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruen lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Ruen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ruen in 1961 was 58, and 76 in 2003.

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