Ryman Family History

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Ryman Name Meaning

English: topographic name, a variant of Rye 1 and 2, with the addition of man ‘man’. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the place name element ryd ‘woodland clearing’ + man ‘man’. OV, LP Swiss German (Rymann): variant of Reimann 1, 3.

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

Similar surnames: Rayman, Rydman, Eyman, Nyman, Lyman, Byman, Osman, Roman, Edman

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Ryman Family Origin

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Ryman Family Occupations

What did your Ryman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ryman. 21% of Ryman men worked as a Farmer and 77% of Ryman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ryman were Insurance Agent and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
  • General Labourer
  • Groundsman
  • Insurance Agent

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ryman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Ryman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ryman 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 Ryman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ryman. For the veterans among your Ryman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ryman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ryman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ryman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Ryman in 1957 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ryman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ryman 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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