Rydell Family History

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Rydell Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the place name element ryd ‘woodland clearing’ + the common suffix -ell, from the Latin adjectival ending -elius. OV, LP English: perhaps a variant spelling of Riddell. UK 9,4

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

Similar surnames: Rudell, Rosell, Ryden, Rundell, Fridell, Bodell, Rydeen, Widell

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Rydell Family Origin

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Rydell Family Occupations

What did your Rydell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rydell occupation in the USA was Clothing Merchant. 11% of Rydell's were Clothing Merchants. A less common occupation for the Rydell family was Shoe Dealer. Clothing Merchant, Farmer and Hunter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rydell.

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  • Clothing Merchant

  • Farmer

  • Hunter

  • Shoe Dealer


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

Rydell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rydell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rydell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rydell. 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 Card

There are 875 military records available for the last name Rydell. For the veterans among your Rydell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rydell Life Expectancy

What is the average Rydell lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Rydell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rydell in 1949 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rydell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rydell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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