Rygh Family History

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Rygh Name Meaning

Norwegian: variant of Rygg.

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


Similar surnames: Rygg, Rugh, Engh, Rugg, Roch, Krugh, Vigh, Ruh, Ryce, Rynn

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Rygh Family Origin

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Rygh Family Occupations

What did your Rygh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rygh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Rygh's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

Rygh Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rygh Life Expectancy

What is the average Rygh lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rygh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Rygh in 1962 was 78, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rygh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rygh 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.

Famous Rygh Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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