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Rym Family History

Rym 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: Ram, Rye, Rom, Rim, Rys, Dym, Ryu, Yu, Kim, Ham

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Where is the Rym family from?

You can see how Rym families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rym family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Rym families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Rym family living in Leicestershire. This was 100% of all the recorded Rym's in United Kingdom. Leicestershire had the highest population of Rym families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rym surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rym ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Rym. 100% of Rym women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 326 census records available for the last name Rym. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rym 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 50 immigration records available for the last name Rym. 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 20 military records available for the last name Rym. For the veterans among your Rym ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rym lifespan?

Between 1962 and 1997, in the United States, Rym life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rym in 1962 was 66, and 77 in 1997.

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