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Rywak Family History

Rywak 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: Rybak, Rusak, Rak, Raak, Kwak, Ryan, Ryba, Ryman, Nowak, Rozak

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Where is the Rywak family from?

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

What did your Rywak ancestors do for a living?

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

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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

  • Coal Miner
    100%
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Census Records

There are 76 census records available for the last name Rywak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rywak 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 97 immigration records available for the last name Rywak. 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 Rywak. For the veterans among your Rywak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rywak lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2001, in the United States, Rywak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Rywak in 1965 was 50, and 85 in 2001.

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