Rykel Family History

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Rykel 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: Ryker, Ryken, Ryel, Rydel, Rye, Rake, Roker, Rubel, Dyke, Rogel

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Rykel Family Origin

Where is the Rykel family from?

Rykel Family Occupations

What did your Rykel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rykel. 20% of Rykel men worked as a Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Electrician
  • Moulder
  • Peddler

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife

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

Rykel Historical Records

What Rykel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 80 census records available for the last name Rykel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rykel 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 Rykel. 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 28 military records available for the last name Rykel. For the veterans among your Rykel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rykel Life Expectancy

What is the average Rykel lifespan?

Between 1964 and 1998, in the United States, Rykel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rykel in 1964 was 67, and 63 in 1998.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rykel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rykel 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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