Ruffcorn Family History

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Ruffcorn Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Roffka(h)r, a nickname for a simple or poor man, from Middle Low German rove ‘beet’ + kar(e) ‘container’, ‘basket’, but a play on words allows the interpretation ‘rob the cart’ (Middle Low German roven ‘to rob’ + kare ‘cart’). EG

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


Similar surnames: Kofford, Sifford, Ruffer, Huffer, Roffman, Corn, Rexford, Rumore

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Ruffcorn Family Origin

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Ruffcorn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Merchant

    11%
  • Stone Mason

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Ruffcorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Ruffcorn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ruffcorn family was Stone Mason. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruffcorn.

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Ruffcorn Life Expectancy

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