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Ruyle Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Ryle or GermannReil, Reul, or Roehl. IGI inconclusive. EG. UKn0

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


Similar surnames: Rule, Royse, Rylee, Rhule, Guile, Rubley, Rupe, Guye, Ruhle, Rupley

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Where is the Ruyle family from?

You can see how Ruyle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ruyle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ruyle families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Ruyle family living in Manitoba. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ruyle's in Canada. Manitoba and 1 other province had the highest population of Ruyle families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ruyle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ruyle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ruyle. 22% of Ruyle men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Ruyle women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruyle were Truck Driver and Beauty Operator.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    20%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Beauty Operator
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ruyle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruyle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 118 immigration records available for the last name Ruyle. 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 Cards

There are 822 military records available for the last name Ruyle. For the veterans among your Ruyle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ruyle lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Ruyle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Ruyle in 1949 was 46, and 86 in 2004.

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