Rutman Family History

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Rutman Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of Rothman. Variant and altered spelling of German Rut(h)mann, a habitational name for someone from Ruthe in Lower Saxony or Rutha in Thuringia. AB, ExG***

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

Similar surnames: Rudman, Butman, Putman, Gutman, Rotman, Ruman, Furman, Ulman, Duman

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Rutman Family Origin

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Rutman Family Occupations

What did your Rutman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rutman. 21% of Rutman men worked as a Salesman and 16% of Rutman women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rutman were Clerk and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Saleslady
  • Secretary
  • Stenographer

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

Rutman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rutman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rutman 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 Rutman. 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 401 military records available for the last name Rutman. For the veterans among your Rutman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rutman Life Expectancy

What is the average Rutman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rutman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Rutman in 1953 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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