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Rywell Family History

Rywell 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: Rowell, Rydell, Oswell, Jewell, Elwell, Sewell, Yell, Rosell, Powell

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Where is the Rywell family from?

You can see how Rywell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rywell family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Rywell families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 3 Rywell families living in London. This was about 75% of all the recorded Rywell's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Rywell families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rywell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rywell ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 81 census records available for the last name Rywell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rywell 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 20 immigration records available for the last name Rywell. 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 5 military records available for the last name Rywell. For the veterans among your Rywell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rywell lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2002, in the United States, Rywell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rywell in 1972 was 67, and 67 in 2002.

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