Rykus Family History

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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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Rykus Family Origin

Where is the Rykus family from?

Rykus Family Occupations

What did your Rykus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Merchant and Sales Lady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rykus. 25% of Rykus men worked as a Merchant and 50% of Rykus women worked as a Sales Lady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rykus were Waiter and Selling

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Merchant
  • Merchant Salesman
  • Peddler
  • Waiter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Sales Lady
  • Selling

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

Rykus Historical Records

What Rykus family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Rykus Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rykus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rykus 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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