Ryen Family History

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Ryen Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Ryan. Norwegian:nhabitational name from any of more than ten farmsteads, originallynnamed with Old Norse rugr ‘rye’ + vin ‘meadow’.nOV

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 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ryen. 14% of Ryen men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Ryen women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ryen were Operator and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Operator
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Seamstress
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%

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

Ryen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 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 1,000 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 464 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.

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