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

What did your Ruesch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ruesch. 32% of Ruesch men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Ruesch women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruesch were Proprietor and Proprietor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Stenographer
  • Proprietor

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

Ruesch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ruesch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruesch 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 896 immigration records available for the last name Ruesch. 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 586 military records available for the last name Ruesch. For the veterans among your Ruesch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruesch Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruesch lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ruesch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ruesch in 1951 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruesch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruesch 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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