Ruesch Family History

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Ruesch Name Meaning

German: variant of Rusch. German and Swiss German: from a short form of any of the various personal names beginning with the Old High German element hrod ‘renown’. North German (Rüsch): nickname for a quick or unkempt, unrefined person, from Low German rüsch ‘quick’; also ‘shaggy’, ‘bristly’. ExG***

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


Similar surnames: Roesch, Rusch, Resch, Dusch, Ruch, Tesch, Heesch, Boesch, Kresch

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Ruesch Family Origin

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Ruesch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Boat Maker

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Harness Maker

    9%

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In 1880, Farmer, Boat Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruesch. A less common occupation for the Ruesch family was Harness Maker. The most common Ruesch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Ruesch's were Farmers.

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Ruesch Historical Records

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Ruesch Life Expectancy

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