Ryser Family History

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Ryser Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant spelling of Reiser 1.

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

Similar surnames: Riser, Reser, Rymer, Roser, Ryner, Kyser, Hyser, Ryder, Royse, Raper

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Ryser Family Origin

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Ryser Family Occupations

What did your Ryser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ryser family was Owns Greenhouse. The most common Ryser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Ryser's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpet Weaver and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ryser.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpet Weaver

  • Keeping House

  • Owns Greenhouse


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

Ryser Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ryser Life Expectancy

What is the average Ryser lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Ryser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Ryser in 1952 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ryser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ryser 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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