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Rycroft Family History

Rycroft Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): variant of Roycroft .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Croft, Beecroft, Haycraft, Bancroft, Ashcroft, Cross, Barcroft

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Where is the Rycroft family from?

You can see how Rycroft families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rycroft family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Rycroft families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 17 Rycroft families living in Ontario. This was about 57% of all the recorded Rycroft's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Rycroft families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rycroft surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rycroft ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Rycroft. 34% of Rycroft men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Labourer
    34%
  • Cutter
    34%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Rycroft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rycroft census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rycroft. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rycroft. For the veterans among your Rycroft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rycroft lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Rycroft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Rycroft in 1961 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

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