Ruter Family History

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Ruter Name Meaning

Dutch: variant spelling of Rutter 3. German: see Ruther. EG

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


Similar surnames: Ruther, Ruiter, Suter, Rumer, Ruder, Reder, Rutter, Luter, Riter

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Ruter Family Origin

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Ruter Family Occupations

What did your Ruter ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ruter. 17% of Ruter men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 58% of Ruter women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruter were Plasterer H W and Secretary Exhibition Display

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
    17%
  • Male Nurse Mental
    17%
  • Mule Spinner
    17%
  • Plasterer H W
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    58%
  • Domestic Servant
    15%
  • Housekeeper (paid)
    15%
  • Secretary Exhibition Display
    15%

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

Ruter Historical Records

What Ruter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Ruter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruter 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 Ruter. 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 Ruter. For the veterans among your Ruter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruter Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruter lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ruter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ruter in 1960 was 58, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruter 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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