Rufener Family History

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Rufener Name Meaning

Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived by a scree slope or the site of a landslide, from Swiss dialect Rufine ‘landslide’, ‘scree’. EG

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


Similar surnames: Ruffner, Reker, Rueger, Rubner, Runner, Kuffner, Reffner, Ruffer

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Rufener Family Origin

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Rufener Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farms

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    17%

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In 1880, Farmer and Farms were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rufener. The most common Rufener occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Rufener's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rufener family was Shoemaker.

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Rufener Life Expectancy

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