Rycroft Family History

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Rycroft Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a small enclosed field (Old English croft) where rye (Old English ryge) was grown, or a habitational name from any of various minor places so named, such as Ryecoft in Gloucestershire or Cheshire. adm

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


Similar surnames: Croft, Beecroft, Haycraft, Bancroft, Ashcroft, Cross, Barcroft

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Rycroft Family Origin

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Rycroft Family Occupations

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  • Cotton Weaver

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Charwoman

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rycroft family was Charwoman. Cotton Weaver, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rycroft. The most common Rycroft occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 4% of Rycroft's were Cotton Weavers.

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Rycroft Historical Records

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Rycroft Life Expectancy

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