Ryen Family History

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Ryen Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Ryan. Norwegian: habitational name from any of more than ten farmsteads, originally named with Old Norse rugr ‘rye’ + vin ‘meadow’. OV

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


Similar surnames: Rye, Rygg, Roen, Ruen, Ree, Osen, Oyen, Ryon, Ryel, Ryan

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Ryen Family Origin

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Ryen Family Occupations

What did your Ryen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ryen occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Ryen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ryen family was Constable. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ryen.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Clerk

    9%
  • Constable

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ryen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ryen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ryen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ryen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ryen. 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 Card

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

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Ryen Life Expectancy

What is the average Ryen lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ryen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Ryen in 1955 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ryen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ryen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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