Rugh Family History

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Rugh Name Meaning

Apparently a variant spelling of English Rough. UK 3 Probably an altered spelling of German Ruch.

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


Similar surnames: Brugh, Krugh, Ruh, Ruch, Prugh, Rush, Cush, Ruff, Rupe, Rough

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Rugh Family Origin

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Rugh Family Occupations

What did your Rugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Accumulator Plate Trimmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rugh. 2% of Rugh men worked as an Accumulator Plate Trimmer and 35% of Rugh women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rugh were Asbestos Roof Fixers Laboure and Unpaid Home Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Accumulator Plate Trimmer
    2%
  • Adding Machinie Mechanic
    2%
  • Apprentice Plater
    2%
  • Asbestos Roof Fixers Laboure
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    35%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
    5%
  • Unpaid Home Duties
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rugh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Rugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rugh 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 912 immigration records available for the last name Rugh. 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 Rugh. For the veterans among your Rugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Rugh lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Rugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rugh in 1951 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rugh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rugh 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.

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