Rufener Family History

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Rufener Name Meaning

Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived by a scree slope or the site of a landslide, from Swiss dialect Rufine ‘landslide’, ‘scree’. EG

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


Similar surnames: Ruffner, Reker, Rueger, Rubner, Runner, Kuffner, Reffner, Ruffer

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Rufener Family Origin

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Rufener Family Occupations

What did your Rufener ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Farms were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rufener. The most common Rufener occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Rufener's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rufener family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farms

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    17%

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Rufener Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rufener Life Expectancy

What is the average Rufener lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rufener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Rufener in 1955 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rufener 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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