Rykena Family History

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Rykena 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: Ryken, Ryden, Ryen, Ryker, Rypkema, Lykens, Dykema, Rye, Rana, Reza

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Rykena Family Origin

Where is the Rykena family from?

Rykena Family Occupations

What did your Rykena ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rykena. 34% of Rykena women worked as a Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    34%
  • Maid
    34%
  • Saleslady
    34%

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

Rykena Historical Records

What Rykena family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 46 census records available for the last name Rykena. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rykena 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 7 immigration records available for the last name Rykena. 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 22 military records available for the last name Rykena. For the veterans among your Rykena ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rykena Life Expectancy

What is the average Rykena lifespan?

Between 1972 and 1994, in the United States, Rykena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Rykena in 1972 was 91, and 15 in 1994.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rykena

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rykena 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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