Ryken Name Meaning

Dutch: from a pet form of the various Germanic personal names formed with ric ‘power(ful)’. DEB

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


Similar surnames: Ryker, Ricken, Reynen, Onken, Regen, Roker, Lyke, Rolen, Raben, Roden

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Ryken Family Origin

Where is the Ryken family from?

SHOW MORE

Ryken Family Occupations

What did your Ryken ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    100%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Source: Census data for Ryken | Data not to scale

Ryken Historical Records

What Ryken family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ryken ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Ryken

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Ryken Life Expectancy

What is the average Ryken lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ryken 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Ryken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ryken in 1963 was 73, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ryken

Famous Ryken Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Look up another name