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Rykus Family History

Rykus 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, Cyrus, Kus, Reus, Rus, Rokos, Rokes, Mikus, Rufus, Sykes

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Where is the Rykus family from?

You can see how Rykus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rykus family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Rykus family living in Minnesota. This was 100% of all the recorded Rykus's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Rykus families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rykus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rykus ancestors do for a living?

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


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Census Records

There are 78 census records available for the last name Rykus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rykus 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 20 immigration records available for the last name Rykus. 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 10 military records available for the last name Rykus. For the veterans among your Rykus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rykus lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2000, in the United States, Rykus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rykus in 1970 was 86, and 88 in 2000.

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