Van Ryn Family History

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Van Ryn Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived on the banks of the Rhine, Dutch Rijn. Belgian: habitational name for someone from a minor place in West Flanders called Ten Ryne.

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

Similar surnames: Van Veen, Van Zyl, Van Eck, Van Ess, Van Ryzin, Van Dam, Van Wyk

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Van Ryn Family Origin

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Van Ryn Family Occupations

What did your Van Ryn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dealer In Model Railways aircraft and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Van Ryn. 20% of Van Ryn men worked as a Dealer In Model Railways aircraft and 38% of Van Ryn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Van Ryn were Wireless Engineer On Research (military Purpo and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dealer In Model Railways aircraft
  • Independant
  • Retired Dairy Farmer
  • Wireless Engineer On Research (military Purpo

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Corsel Maker
  • Private Means
  • Secretary

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

Van Ryn Historical Records

What Van Ryn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Van Ryn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Ryn 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 787 immigration records available for the last name Van Ryn. 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 249 military records available for the last name Van Ryn. For the veterans among your Van Ryn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Ryn Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Ryn lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Van Ryn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Van Ryn in 1963 was 43, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Ryn

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