Rys Name Meaning

Czech, Slovak, and Polish: nickname for a nimble person, from Slavic rys (Polish rys) ‘lynx’. AC. DM

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


Similar surnames: Ras, Rus, Ros, Pas, Zysk, Kras, Sas, Les, Roys, Rasp

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Rys Family Origin

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Rys Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

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Rys Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Rys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rys in 1962 was 57, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rys

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