Rusin Family History

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Rusin Name Meaning

Polish, Ukrainian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ethnic or regional name from Polish and Ukrainian rusin ‘Ruthenian’. Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name from Rusiny in Belarus. AB

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

Similar surnames: Rusak, Rubin, Rudin, Ruskin, Rosin, Lukin, Ruben, Kosin, Rogin, Kunin

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Rusin Family Origin

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Rusin Family Occupations

What did your Rusin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rusin. 18% of Rusin men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Rusin women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rusin were Machinist and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Labor
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Packer
  • Assembler
  • Housewife
  • Maid

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

Rusin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rusin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rusin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rusin. 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 Rusin. For the veterans among your Rusin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rusin Life Expectancy

What is the average Rusin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rusin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rusin in 1955 was 63, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rusin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rusin 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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