Ruhe Name Meaning

variant of Ruge 1. (Rühe): nickname from Rüde ‘hound’ (see Rude 2). habitational name from places named Rühen, Rüden, Rhüden in northern Germany. EG

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


Similar surnames: Rue, Rule, Duhe, Ruhl, Ruhr, Rothe, Ruse, Ruge, Ruh, Brue

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Ruhe Family Origin

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Ruhe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Cigar Manufacturer

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Ruhe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Ruhe's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruhe. A less common occupation for the Ruhe family was Cigar Manufacturer.

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Ruhe Historical Records

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Ruhe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Ruhe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Ruhe in 1957 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruhe

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