Rykas Family History

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Rykas 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: Ryks, Dykas, Ras, Ryan, Ryba, Rokos, Rokes, Rodas, Sykes, Ribas

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Rykas Family Origin

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Rykas Family Occupations

What did your Rykas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk was the top reported job for people in the US named Rykas.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk

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

Rykas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15 census records available for the last name Rykas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rykas 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 Rykas. 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 2 military records available for the last name Rykas. For the veterans among your Rykas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rykas Life Expectancy

What is the average Rykas lifespan?

Between 1979 and 1996, in the United States, Rykas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Rykas in 1979 was 73, and 87 in 1996.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rykas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rykas 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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