Ruest Family History

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Ruest Name Meaning

German: variant of Rust. exg***

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


Similar surnames: Rust, Quest, Rest, Rueb, Ruess, Rueth, Vest, Wuest, Griest, Pust

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Ruest Family Origin

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Ruest Family Occupations

What did your Ruest ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ruest occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 22% of Ruest's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Ruest family was Journalier. Cultivateur, Scholar and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruest.

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  • Cultivateur

    22%
  • Scholar

    9%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Journalier

    6%

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

Ruest Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ruest Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruest lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ruest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Ruest in 1955 was 21, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruest

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruest 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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