Ruhnke Family History

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Ruhnke Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with run- ‘rune’, ‘secret’. EG

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


Similar surnames: Runk, Hunke, Dahnke, Brunke, Punke, Kuhnke, Behnke, Dehnke, Reinke

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Ruhnke Family Origin

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Ruhnke Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    17%
  • Dressmaker

    17%
  • Engineer R.R. Shop

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ruhnke family was Farmer. The most common Ruhnke occupation in the USA was Butcher. 17% of Ruhnke's were Butchers. Butcher, Dressmaker and Engineer R.R. Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruhnke.

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Ruhnke Historical Records

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Ruhnke Life Expectancy

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