Rylant Family History

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Rylant Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Dutch Reiland.

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


Similar surnames: Ryland, Pylant, Rayman, Rotan, Wygant, Miland, Blank, Wyant, Ryan

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Rylant Family Origin

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Rylant Family Occupations

What did your Rylant ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rylant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Rylant's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rylant. A less common occupation for the Rylant family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%

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

Rylant Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rylant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rylant 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rylant. 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 Rylant. For the veterans among your Rylant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rylant Life Expectancy

What is the average Rylant lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Rylant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Rylant in 1960 was 78, and 53 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rylant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rylant 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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