Ruger Family History

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Ruger Name Meaning

German (Rüger): see Rueger.

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

Similar surnames: Rugar, Rugen, Ruge, Rueger, Luger, Huger, Cruger, Ruter, Roger, Rumer

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Ruger Family Origin

Where is the Ruger family from?

Ruger Family Occupations

What did your Ruger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ruger. The most common Ruger occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Ruger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Servant


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

Ruger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Ruger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruger 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 Ruger. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Ruger. For the veterans among your Ruger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruger Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruger lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ruger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ruger in 1954 was 65, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruger 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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