Ruegg Family History

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Ruegg Name Meaning

German (Rügg, Rüegg): see Rugg.

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


Similar surnames: Rugg, Rigg, Rugh, Rieg, Ruge, Runge, Zuege, Buege, Ruetz, Ruest

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Ruegg Family Origin

Where is the Ruegg family from?

Ruegg Family Occupations

What did your Ruegg ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ruegg occupation in the UK was Butcher Employing 1 Man. 17% of Ruegg's were Butcher Employing 1 Mans. A less common occupation for the Ruegg family was Newspaper Proprietor. Butcher Employing 1 Man, General Commercial Agent and Higher Division Clerk Admiralty (C S) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruegg.

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  • Butcher Employing 1 Man

    17%
  • General Commercial Agent

    17%
  • Higher Division Clerk Admiralty (C S)

    17%
  • Newspaper Proprietor

    17%

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

Ruegg Historical Records

What Ruegg family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1891 UK census records for Ruegg

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ruegg. 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 Ruegg. For the veterans among your Ruegg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruegg Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruegg lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ruegg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Ruegg in 1954 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruegg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruegg 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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