Ruskin Family History

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Ruskin Name Meaning

English: probably from a pet form of the medieval personal name Rose (see Royce). adm Scottish: from Gaelic rusg(aire)an, a reduced plural of rusgaire ‘peeler (of bark)’, hence an occupational name borne by family of tanners. KaM Jewish: Americanized form of Raskin or some other like-sounding Ashkenazic surname. ab

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


Similar surnames: Raskin, Riskin, Duskin, Haskin, Rubin, Austin, Baskin, Rusin, Peskin

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Ruskin Family Origin

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Ruskin Family Occupations

What did your Ruskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ruskin. 4% of Ruskin men worked as a Builders Labourer and 52% of Ruskin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruskin were General Labourer Heavy Worker and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    4%
  • Carpenter joiner
    2%
  • General Labourer
    2%
  • General Labourer Heavy Worker
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Unpaid Domestic Worker
    2%
  • Domestic Service
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%

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

Ruskin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Ruskin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruskin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ruskin. 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 Ruskin. For the veterans among your Ruskin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruskin Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruskin lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ruskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Ruskin in 1956 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruskin

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