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Rywaldt Family History

Rywaldt 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: Oswald, Ewald, Ryland, Wald, Ryall, Howald, Rydalch, Maywald, Walt

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Where is the Rywaldt family from?

You can see how Rywaldt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rywaldt family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Rywaldt family living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Rywaldt's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Rywaldt families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rywaldt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 2 census records available for the last name Rywaldt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rywaldt 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rywaldt. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rywaldt. For the veterans among your Rywaldt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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