Rykert Family History

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Rykert 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, Robert, Roker, Ackert, Reker, Rakers, Raker, Rickert, Dygert

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Rykert Family Origin

Where is the Rykert family from?

Rykert Family Occupations

What did your Rykert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rykert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Rykert's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rykert. A less common occupation for the Rykert family was Photographer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk

  • Photographer


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

Rykert Historical Records

What Rykert family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rykert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rykert 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 190 immigration records available for the last name Rykert. 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 242 military records available for the last name Rykert. For the veterans among your Rykert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rykert Life Expectancy

What is the average Rykert lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Rykert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rykert in 1963 was 56, and 89 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rykert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rykert 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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