Rua Name Meaning

Galician (Rúa): habitational name from any of the numerous places in Galicia so named, from rua ‘street’. Italian: when not of Spanish origin, a topographic name from Sicilian ruga ‘road’, or a habitational name from any of various places named Rua, as for example the locality so named in San Pietro di Feletto in Teviso province. The form Ruà, typical of Piedmont, relates to a district of Pragelato in Torino province or to Ruà del Prato in Dronero, Cuneo province.

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


Similar surnames: Rue, Lua, Ruta, Dua, Rux, Hua, Roa, Brue, Pla, Aue

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Rua Family Origin

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Rua Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Miner

    17%
  • Retired Farmer

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Rua occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Rua's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rua family was Retired Farmer. Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rua.

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Rua Historical Records

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Rua Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Rua life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Rua in 1944 was 23, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rua

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