When Alvina Ruff was born on 18 January 1923, in American Falls, Power, Idaho, United States, her father, Jacob Ruff, was 39 and her mother, Regina Braust, was 38. She lived in American Falls Election Precinct 1, Power, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Power, Idaho, United States for about 1 years. She died on 21 May 1974, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in American Falls, Power, Idaho, United States.
English: nickname from Middle English rough, rowe, ruwe ‘rough (haired), shaggy, disheveled’.
English (of Norman origin): perhaps a post-medieval spelling of Roff or Roof ; see Rolfe .
Scottish: perhaps a Scots pronunciation of Rock .