Ruether Family History

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Ruether Name Meaning

German (Rüther): variant of Reuter 2. EG

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


Similar surnames: Ruther, Rueter, Reuther, Ruter, Rather, Reither, Grether, Rueger

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Ruether Family Origin

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Ruether Family Occupations

What did your Ruether ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ruether. 26% of Ruether men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Ruether women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruether were Salesman and Assistant Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    10%
  • Operator
    7%
  • Waitress
    7%
  • Assistant Secretary
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ruether Historical Records

What Ruether family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ruether. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruether 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 366 immigration records available for the last name Ruether. 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 259 military records available for the last name Ruether. For the veterans among your Ruether ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruether Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruether lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ruether life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ruether in 1957 was 42, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruether

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruether 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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