Ruess Name Meaning

from a short form of Ruosso, a derivative of Rudolf. variant of Russ. EG

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


Similar surnames: Russ, Ress, Reis, Ruen, Rees, Ruse, Rueb, Gess, Dress, Fuess

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Ruess Family Origin

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Ruess Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Brewery Hand

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ruess family was Carpenter. The most common Ruess occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Ruess's were Farmers. Farmer, Brewery Hand and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruess.

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Ruess Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Ruess life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ruess in 1962 was 59, and 99 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruess

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