Ruhs Name Meaning

from Middle High German ruoz ‘soot’, ‘dirt’, hence a nickname for a blacksmith. nickname from Middle High German rus ‘rascal’, ‘uncouth fellow’. from a short form of a personal name formed with Old High German hruod ‘renown’ + the suffix -z. HN, KH. ExG see Russ 5. ***

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


Similar surnames: Russ, Rudi, Uhr, Fuhs, Kuhs, Rohn, Rehm, Ruge, Kus, Rohm

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Ruhs Family Origin

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Ruhs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farms

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Carriage Maker

    13%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farms and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruhs. A less common occupation for the Ruhs family was Carriage Maker. The most common Ruhs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Ruhs's were Farmers.

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Ruhs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Ruhs in 1963 was 80, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruhs

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