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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rueger

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Alt. Meaning

R is for rich, in the love from others

U is for upstanding, the honorable way to be

E is for elate, you make others happy.

G is for glow, the warmth of your smile.

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rueger

George was born on September 23rd, 1929.


Ronnie Rüeger is a soccer player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to 2013. Ronnie was born on February 26th, 1973 in Bülach.


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Popularity of Rueger as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rueger U.S.
  White 97.36% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.32% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rueger

People with the last name Rueger are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Rueger

  • How Popular is the name Rueger? Rueger is the 49,989th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rueger was the 36,900th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rueger have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 42 babies born with the first name Rueger in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rueger? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2012 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Rueger born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rueger was in 2015 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Rueger: Your name in reverse order is Regeur. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eergru. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rueger? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 605 people with the last name Rueger.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rueger? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rueger as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k 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).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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