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Rywka Family History

Rywka 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: Rybka, Ryba, Rutka, Raska, Riska, Tylka, Repka, Ryks, Mrowka, Pyka

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Where is the Rywka family from?

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

What did your Rywka ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 9 census records available for the last name Rywka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rywka 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 670 immigration records available for the last name Rywka. 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 37 military records available for the last name Rywka. For the veterans among your Rywka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rywka lifespan?

Average Rywka life expectancy in 1979 was 61 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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