Ryka Family History

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Ryka Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Ryba, Rybka, Ryks, Pyka, Wyka, Rye, Rana, Rada, Rosa, Reza

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Ryka Family Origin

Where is the Ryka family from?

Ryka Family Occupations

What did your Ryka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Hand was the top reported job for people in the US named Ryka. 50% of Ryka women worked as a Farm Hand

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Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Hand
  • Head Coffee Girl

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

Ryka Historical Records

What Ryka family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 95 census records available for the last name Ryka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ryka 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 41 immigration records available for the last name Ryka. 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 7 military records available for the last name Ryka. For the veterans among your Ryka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ryka Life Expectancy

What is the average Ryka lifespan?

Between 1972 and 1995, in the United States, Ryka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ryka in 1972 was 72, and 84 in 1995.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ryka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ryka 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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