Ruff Name Meaning

English: variant of Rolfe. German: variant spelling of Ruf. EG

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


Similar surnames: Roff, Buff, Muff, Raff, Rufe, Tuff, Riff, Cuff, Luff, Ruef

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Ruff Family Origin

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Ruff Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, the most common Ruff occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Ruff's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruff. A less common occupation for the Ruff family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Ruff | Data not to scale

Ruff Historical Records

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Ruff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Ruff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ruff in 1940 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruff

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