Rufo Family History

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Rufo Name Meaning

Italian: nickname from rufo, denoting someone with red or frizzy hair, also (regionally) someone who was strong, robust, educated, or snooty. DK, kh

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


Similar surnames: Ruffo, Tufo, Rudi, Rudd, Rush, Rigo, Rullo, Reo, Runco, Muff

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Rufo Family Origin

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Rufo Family Occupations

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Rufo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rufo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rufo 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 Rufo. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rufo. For the veterans among your Rufo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rufo Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rufo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Rufo in 1958 was 57, and 80 in 2004.

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