Rutzen Family History

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Rutzen Name Meaning

German: topographic name from an Austrian field name (as evident in the place name Rutzenmoos in Upper Austria), which probably denotes a wetland or marsh. ExG***

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


Similar surnames: Rutten, Butzen, Putzer, Ruetten, Katzen, Ruden, Retzer, Ruben, Roten

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Rutzen Family Origin

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Rutzen Family Occupations

What did your Rutzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rutzen family was Tailor. Cooper, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rutzen. The most common Rutzen occupation in the USA was Cooper. 25% of Rutzen's were Coopers.

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  • Cooper

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Tailor

    13%

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

Rutzen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rutzen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rutzen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rutzen. 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 Rutzen. For the veterans among your Rutzen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rutzen Life Expectancy

What is the average Rutzen lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Rutzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Rutzen in 1961 was 50, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rutzen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rutzen 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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