Ruhl Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal name Rudolf. habitational name from either of two places named Rühle in northern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Ruhe, Kuhl, Guhl, Rahl, Ahl, Muhl, Puhl, Uhl, Rehl, Ruhs

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Ruhl Family Origin

Where is the Ruhl family from?

SHOW MORE

Ruhl Family Occupations

What did your Ruhl ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Carpenter

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Weaver

    20%
  • Woolen Manufacturer

    20%

In 1881, Carpenter, Farmer and Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruhl. The most common Ruhl occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 40% of Ruhl's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Ruhl family was Woolen Manufacturer.

Source: Census data for Ruhl | Data not to scale

Ruhl Historical Records

What Ruhl family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ruhl ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Ruhl

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Ruhl Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruhl lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruhl 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Ruhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ruhl in 1941 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruhl

Famous Ruhl Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Look up another name