Ruffer Family History

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Ruffer Name Meaning

German: variant of Rufer. German: variant of Roffers. EG English: variant of Rover 1.

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


Similar surnames: Duffer, Huffer, Ruffner, Rucker, Ruff, Ruther, Raffel, Puffer, Rufer

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Ruffer Family Origin

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Ruffer Family Occupations

What did your Ruffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ruffer occupation in the UK was Merchant Banker. 100% of Ruffer's were Merchant Bankers.

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  • Merchant Banker

    100%

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Ruffer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ruffer Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruffer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ruffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Ruffer in 1963 was 91, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruffer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruffer 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.

Famous Ruffer Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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