Rykerd Family History

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Rykerd 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: Ryherd, Ryker, Roker, Reker, Rakers, Raker, Rymer, Ryner, Ryberg

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Rykerd Family Origin

Where is the Rykerd family from?

Rykerd Family Occupations

What did your Rykerd ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rykerd. A less common occupation for the Rykerd family was Wagon Maker. The most common Rykerd occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Rykerd's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Wagon Maker

    33%

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

Rykerd Historical Records

What Rykerd family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 99 census records available for the last name Rykerd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rykerd 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 Rykerd. 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 11 military records available for the last name Rykerd. For the veterans among your Rykerd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rykerd Life Expectancy

What is the average Rykerd lifespan?

Between 1973 and 1994, in the United States, Rykerd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rykerd in 1973 was 63, and 87 in 1994.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rykerd

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rykerd 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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