Ruark Family History

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Ruark Name Meaning

Irish: reduced and altered form of O’Rourke.

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


Similar surnames: Roark, Rork, Groark, Rourk, Ruane, Turk, Quirk, Ruan, Rank, Purk

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Ruark Family Origin

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Ruark Family Occupations

What did your Ruark ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ruark occupation in the UK was Lightermans Laborer. 100% of Ruark's were Lightermans Laborers.

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  • Lightermans Laborer

    100%

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

Ruark Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ruark. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruark 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 Ruark. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Ruark. For the veterans among your Ruark ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruark Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruark lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ruark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ruark in 1944 was 26, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruark

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruark 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.

Famous Ruark Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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