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Ryall Family History

Ryall Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places in Englandnnamed from Old English ryge ‘rye’ + hyll ‘hill’,ne.g. Ryal and Ryle in Northumbria, Ryhill in West Yorkshire, ornRyehill in East Yorkshire. See also Ryle.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Arnall, Prall, Udall, Fall, Wall, Lyall, Call, Chall, Tall, Sall

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Where is the Ryall family from?

You can see how Ryall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ryall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ryall families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 269 Ryall families living in London. This was about 22% of all the recorded Ryall's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Ryall families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ryall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ryall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Ryall. 10% of Ryall men worked as a Bricklayer and 74% of Ryall women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ryall were Farmer and Incapacitated. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Bricklayer
    10%
  • Dairy Farmer
    8%
  • Builders Labourer
    8%
  • Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
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Census Records

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Ryall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ryall 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Ryall. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Ryall. For the veterans among your Ryall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ryall lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ryall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Ryall in 1954 was 56, and 76 in 2004.

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