Ruoff Family History

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Ruoff Name Meaning

South German: from a reduced form of the personal name Rudolf. EG

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

Similar surnames: Rueff, Ruf, Ruff, Reff, Reiff, Rolf, Boff, Murff, Groff, Rudolf

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Ruoff Family Origin

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Ruoff Family Occupations

What did your Ruoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ruoff. 10% of Ruoff men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Ruoff women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruoff were Clerk and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Operator
  • Seamstress

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

Ruoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Ruoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruoff 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 Ruoff. 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 Ruoff. For the veterans among your Ruoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruoff Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ruoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ruoff in 1945 was 23, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruoff 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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