Ruesch Family History

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Ruesch Name Meaning

German: variant of Rusch. German and Swiss German: from a short form of any of the various personal names beginning with the Old High German element hrod ‘renown’. North German (Rüsch): nickname for a quick or unkempt, unrefined person, from Low German rüsch ‘quick’; also ‘shaggy’, ‘bristly’. ExG***

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


Similar surnames: Roesch, Rusch, Resch, Dusch, Ruch, Tesch, Heesch, Boesch, Kresch

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Ruesch Family Origin

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Ruesch Family Occupations

What did your Ruesch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ruesch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Ruesch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ruesch family was Harness Maker. Farmer, Boat Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruesch.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Boat Maker

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Harness Maker

    9%

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Ruesch Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ruesch Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruesch lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ruesch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ruesch in 1951 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruesch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruesch 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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