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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ruckle

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  1. Make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; `crisp' is archaic
  2. Make a hoarse, rattling sound

Variant of ruck.

  1. A disordered collection.
  2. A wrinkle.

ruckle was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ruckle

Thomas was born Thomas Ruckle in Ireland.



Ernest Ruckle is an artist.


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Popularity of Ruckle as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ruckle U.S.
  White 95.18% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.02% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ruckle

People with the last name Ruckle are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ruckle

  • How Popular is the name Ruckle? As a last name Ruckle was the 33,343rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Ruckle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ruckle is Tuesday, June 10th, 1924.
  • How unique is the name Ruckle? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ruckle. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Ruckle: Your name in reverse order is Elkcur. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kcrlue. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ruckle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 685 people with the last name Ruckle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ruckle? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ruckle as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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