Ryder Family History

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Ryder Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Rider. Dutch: occupational name for a mounted warrior or messenger, Middle Dutch rider. DEB

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


Similar surnames: Rider, Reder, Rymer, Rader, Rayder, Ruder, Gryder, Ryer, Ryser

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Ryder Family Origin

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Ryder Family Occupations

What did your Ryder ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ryder family was Coal Miner. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ryder. The most common Ryder occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Ryder's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

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

Ryder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ryder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ryder 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ryder. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ryder. For the veterans among your Ryder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ryder Life Expectancy

What is the average Ryder lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ryder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ryder in 1943 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ryder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ryder 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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