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Rykowski Family History

Rykowski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Ryków in Łódź and Masovian voivodeships.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Rekowski, Bykowski, Rakowski, Olkowski, Sakowski, Krukowski

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Where is the Rykowski family from?

You can see how Rykowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rykowski family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Rykowski families living in Wisconsin. This was about 32% of all the recorded Rykowski's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Rykowski families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rykowski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rykowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rykowski. 45% of Rykowski men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Rykowski women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rykowski were Heat Treater and Stenographer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    45%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Molder
    12%
  • Heat Treater
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Presser
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
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Census Records

There are 653 census records available for the last name Rykowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rykowski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 260 immigration records available for the last name Rykowski. 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 Cards

There are 225 military records available for the last name Rykowski. For the veterans among your Rykowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rykowski lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rykowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rykowski in 1950 was 29, and 89 in 2004.

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