Ryer Family History

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Ryer Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Rei(h)er. English? UK 4

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


Similar surnames: Pryer, Cryer, Fryer, Dryer, Bryer, Rye, Ryder, Ryel, Hyer, Ryner

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Ryer Family Origin

Where is the Ryer family from?

Ryer Family Occupations

What did your Ryer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Student, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ryer. The most common Ryer occupation in Canada was Student. 38% of Ryer's were Students. A less common occupation for the Ryer family was Farmer Son.

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  • Student

    38%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Farmer Son

    8%

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

Ryer Historical Records

What Ryer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ryer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ryer 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 Ryer. 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 Ryer. For the veterans among your Ryer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ryer Life Expectancy

What is the average Ryer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ryer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ryer in 1953 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ryer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ryer 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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