Ruel Name Meaning

possibly Occitan, equivalent to French roelle ‘disc’ (Latin rotella, diminutive of rota ‘wheel’). RS, GT. IGI: 1 SW Europe; found mainly in Continental Europe

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


Similar surnames: Rull, Ruen, Brue, Tuel, Rubel, Rue, Gruel, Duey, Armel, Prue

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Ruel Family Origin

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Ruel Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    22%
  • Tobacconist

    22%
  • Dressmaker

    11%
  • Genl Lab

    11%

In 1881, the most common Ruel occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 22% of Ruel's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Tobacconist and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruel. A less common occupation for the Ruel family was Genl Lab.

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Ruel Historical Records

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Ruel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Ruel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ruel in 1951 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruel

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