Ruiz Family History

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Ruiz Name Meaning

Spanish: patronymic from the personal name Ruy, a short form of Rodrigo. DK, kh, RS

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

Similar surnames: Rutz, Ris, Muniz, Ortiz, Ruis, Buis, Quin, Ruth, Kusz, Rudi

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Ruiz Family Origin

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Ruiz Family Occupations

What did your Ruiz ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant Teemer (siemens) Steel Works Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ruiz. 10% of Ruiz men worked as an Assistant Teemer (siemens) Steel Works Heavy Worker and 50% of Ruiz women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruiz were Bost Repairer and House Parker Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Teemer (siemens) Steel Works Heavy Worker
  • Assistate Manager Oil Co
  • Boot shoe Repaire
  • Bost Repairer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Help
  • House Maid
  • House Parker Maid

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

Ruiz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 215,000 census records available for the last name Ruiz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruiz 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 95,000 immigration records available for the last name Ruiz. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Ruiz. For the veterans among your Ruiz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruiz Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruiz lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Ruiz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Ruiz in 1940 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruiz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruiz 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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