Rufty Name Meaning

Probably a derivative of German Ruft, a reduced form of the personal name Hrotfrid, formed with Old High German hrod ‘renown’. EG

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


Similar surnames: Rutz, Ruth, Luft, Rust, Ruf, Runte, Tuft, Rufer, Duffy, Nutty

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Rufty Family Origin

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Rufty Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Clerk In Store

    13%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Keeping Mill

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rufty family was Keeping Mill. Farmer, Clerk In Store and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rufty. The most common Rufty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Rufty's were Farmers.

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Rufty Historical Records

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Rufty Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Rufty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Rufty in 1963 was 74, and 59 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rufty

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