Rykard Family History

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Rykard 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: Yard, Eymard, Byard, Kynard, Rynard, Nygard, Akard, Rikard, Ikard

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Rykard Family Origin

Where is the Rykard family from?

Rykard Family Occupations

What did your Rykard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rykard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Rykard's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and House Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rykard. A less common occupation for the Rykard family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • House Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Rykard Historical Records

What Rykard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 634 census records available for the last name Rykard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rykard 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 18 immigration records available for the last name Rykard. 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 285 military records available for the last name Rykard. For the veterans among your Rykard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rykard Life Expectancy

What is the average Rykard lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Rykard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Rykard in 1953 was 45, and 67 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rykard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rykard 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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