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Ryl Family History

Ryl Surname 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: Rye, Byl, Rys, Ryll, Ryle, Ryel, Rayl, Ryu, Yu, Ram

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Where is the Ryl family from?

You can see how Ryl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ryl family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Ryl families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1880 there was 1 Ryl family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Ryl's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Ryl families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ryl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ryl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ryl. 100% of Ryl men worked as a Laborer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 249 census records available for the last name Ryl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ryl 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Ryl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 25 military records available for the last name Ryl. For the veterans among your Ryl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ryl lifespan?

Between 1974 and 1989, in the United States, Ryl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ryl in 1974 was 64, and 66 in 1989.

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