Rylander Family History

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Rylander Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name possibly composed of the place name element ryd ‘woodland clearing’ + the suffix -ander, from Greek aner ‘man’, genitive andros. OV, LP German: variant of Reuland. EG

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

Similar surnames: Welander, Melander, Selander, Bolander, Nylander, Rosander, Elander

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Rylander Family Origin

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Rylander Family Occupations

What did your Rylander ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rylander. The most common Rylander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Rylander's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rylander family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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

Rylander Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rylander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rylander 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rylander. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rylander. For the veterans among your Rylander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rylander Life Expectancy

What is the average Rylander lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Rylander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rylander in 1954 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rylander

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rylander 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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