Ryther Family History

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Ryther Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of German Reither, a variant of Reiter.

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

Similar surnames: Ruther, Reyher, Reher, Rather, Cather, Ritner, Richer, Reeher, Ruter

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Ryther Family Origin

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Ryther Family Occupations

What did your Ryther ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Firewood Labourer Heavy Work and Fire Lighter Maker Heavy Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ryther. 50% of Ryther men worked as a Builders Firewood Labourer Heavy Work and 34% of Ryther women worked as a Fire Lighter Maker Heavy Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ryther were Coal Hewer Heavy Worker and Unpaid Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Firewood Labourer Heavy Work
  • Coal Hewer Heavy Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Fire Lighter Maker Heavy Work
  • Household Duties
  • Unpaid Household Duties

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

Ryther Historical Records

What Ryther family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ryther. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ryther 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 223 immigration records available for the last name Ryther. 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 Ryther. For the veterans among your Ryther ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ryther Life Expectancy

What is the average Ryther lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ryther life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ryther in 1944 was 20, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ryther

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ryther 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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