Rykala Family History

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Rykala 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: Rajala, Hakala, Kala, Ryall, Rogala, Skala, Takala, Pekala, Ayala

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Rykala Family Origin

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Rykala Family Occupations

What did your Rykala ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Car Mechanic and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rykala. 10% of Rykala men worked as a Car Mechanic and 15% of Rykala women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rykala were Heater and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Car Mechanic
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Counterman
    10%
  • Heater
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    15%
  • Check Machine Girl
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Housework
    15%

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

Rykala Historical Records

What Rykala family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 119 census records available for the last name Rykala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rykala 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 82 immigration records available for the last name Rykala. 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 38 military records available for the last name Rykala. For the veterans among your Rykala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rykala Life Expectancy

What is the average Rykala lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Rykala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Rykala in 1962 was 75, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rykala

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rykala 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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