Ruta Family History

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Ruta Name Meaning

Italian (Piedmont and Liguria): topographic name for someone who lived in an area where rue grew, ruta. EC Polish: topographic name for someone who lived by a patch of rue, Polish ruta (Latin ruta), or perhaps a nickname for someone thought to resemble the plant; the sap and foliage, for example, contain a strong irritant. AC, HH

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

Similar surnames: Rutka, Rota, Rua, Ruda, Rita, Rush, Buza, Pupa, Mula, Vota

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Ruta Family Origin

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Ruta Family Occupations

What did your Ruta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ruta occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Ruta's were Farmers. Farmer and Sailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ruta.

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  • Farmer

  • Sailor


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

Ruta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ruta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruta 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 Ruta. 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 632 military records available for the last name Ruta. For the veterans among your Ruta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruta Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruta lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Ruta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Ruta in 1952 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruta 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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