Ryder Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Rider. Dutch: occupational name for a mounted warrior or messenger, Middle Dutch rider. DEB

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rider, Reder, Rymer, Rader, Rayder, Ruder, Gryder, Ryer, Ryser

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Ryder Family Origin

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Ryder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Servant

    6%
  • School

    5%
  • Farmer Son

    5%

In 1881, the most common Ryder occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Ryder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ryder family was Farmer Son. Farmer, Servant and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ryder.

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Ryder Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Ryder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ryder in 1943 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ryder

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