Rugh Family History

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Rugh Name Meaning

Apparently a variant spelling of English Rough. UK 3 Probably an altered spelling of German Ruch.

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

Similar surnames: Brugh, Krugh, Ruh, Ruch, Prugh, Rush, Cush, Ruff, Rupe, Rough

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Rugh Family Origin

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Rugh Family Occupations

What did your Rugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rugh. 25% of Rugh men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Rugh women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rugh were Carpenter and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Laborer
  • Housekeeper

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

Rugh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Rugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rugh 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 912 immigration records available for the last name Rugh. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rugh. For the veterans among your Rugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Rugh lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Rugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rugh in 1951 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

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