Rusher Family History

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Rusher Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived among rushes or occupational name for someone who made things out of rushes (see Rush). Americanized spelling of German Rüscher (variant of Rusch) or Roscher. EG

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

Similar surnames: Risher, Rush, Ruther, Lusher, Ruscher, Riser, Luscher, Usher, Busher

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Rusher Family Origin

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Rusher Family Occupations

What did your Rusher ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rusher family was Ag Labr. The most common Rusher occupation in the UK was General Dealer. 8% of Rusher's were General Dealers. General Dealer, Mariner and Publican were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rusher.

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  • General Dealer

  • Mariner

  • Publican

  • Ag Labr


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

Rusher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Rusher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rusher 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 617 immigration records available for the last name Rusher. 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 Rusher. For the veterans among your Rusher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rusher Life Expectancy

What is the average Rusher lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rusher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rusher in 1950 was 43, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rusher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rusher 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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