Ryks Family History

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Ryks Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with ric ‘power(ful)’. DEB

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ris, Luks, Ress, Syms, Tyus, Lyke, Reis, Ryker, Rokos, Rees

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Ryks Family Origin

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Ryks Family Occupations

What did your Ryks ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Janitor was the top reported job for people in the CA named Ryks. 50% of Ryks men worked as a Janitor

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Janitor
    50%
  • Labourer
    50%

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

Ryks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 585 census records available for the last name Ryks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ryks 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 77 immigration records available for the last name Ryks. 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 51 military records available for the last name Ryks. For the veterans among your Ryks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ryks Life Expectancy

What is the average Ryks lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Ryks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Ryks in 1965 was 75, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ryks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ryks 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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