Rykse Family History

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Rykse 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: Ryks, Rye, Rose, Rase, Rake, Reese, Dyke, Rise, Royse, Reise

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Rykse Family Origin

Where is the Rykse family from?

Rykse Family Occupations

What did your Rykse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Servant was the top reported job for people in the US named Rykse.

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Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Servant

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

Rykse Historical Records

What Rykse family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 102 census records available for the last name Rykse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rykse 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Rykse. 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 50 military records available for the last name Rykse. For the veterans among your Rykse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rykse Life Expectancy

What is the average Rykse lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2002, in the United States, Rykse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rykse in 1967 was 74, and 54 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rykse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rykse 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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