Ruhl Family History

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Ruhl Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal name Rudolf. habitational name from either of two places named Rühle in northern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Ruhe, Kuhl, Guhl, Rahl, Ahl, Muhl, Puhl, Uhl, Rehl, Ruhs

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Ruhl Family Origin

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Ruhl Family Occupations

What did your Ruhl ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ruhl family was Commercial Clerk. Agent, Baker and Cattle Salesman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruhl. The most common Ruhl occupation in the UK was Agent. 17% of Ruhl's were Agents.

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  • Agent

    17%
  • Baker

    17%
  • Cattle Salesman

    17%
  • Commercial Clerk

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ruhl ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ruhl Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ruhl Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruhl lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Ruhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ruhl in 1941 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruhl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruhl 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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