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Ruckman Early Origins



The surname Ruckman was first found in Hessen, where the name became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied and enrolled by the princes of the region. In their later history the branches became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family. Chronicles first mention Betz Ruecker of Schweinfurt in 1388 and Peschklle Ruecker of Glatz in 1343. The variation Rueckert is the more recent, and Rueckhardt first appears in the 16th century.

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Ruckman Spelling Variations


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Ruckman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rucker, Ruecker, Ruckers (northern Germany), Ruckert (Franconia, Silesia), Rueckert, Rueckhardt, Ruckhardt, Rueckhart, Ruckhart, Ruckers, Rueckers, Rukker, Rucker, Ruck, Rucke and many more.

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Ruckman Early History


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Ruckman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ruckman research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1545, 1550, 1594, 1631, 1667, 1689, 1788, 1834, and 1866 are included under the topic Early Ruckman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ruckman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ruckman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ruckman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ruckman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Victor Ruckman, who came to Illinois in 1896

Ruckman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Morris Ruckman, aged 38, who landed in America, in 1907
  • James C. Ruckman, aged 42, who emigrated to America, in 1919
  • Richard M. Ruckman, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States, in 1920
  • Arthur A. Ruckman, aged 42, who landed in America, in 1920

Ruckman Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. John Ruckman U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ruckman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ruckman (post 1700)



  • Peter Sturges Ruckman (1921-2016), American Independent Baptist pastor, founder of Pensacola Bible Institute
  • Robert Ruckman (b. 1952), American professional football player
  • Ivy Ruckman (b. 1931), American award-winning author of books for children and young adults
  • Major General John Wilson Ruckman (1858-1921), United States Army officer and the only individual to command three of the six designated interior military Departments

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Ruckman Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  5. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  6. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  9. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
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The Ruckman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ruckman Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 29 April 2016 at 11:01.

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