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Find more Ryar relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 35 more people named Ryar in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 8 people named Ryar in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 438% more people named Ryar in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 43 people named Ryar were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 93% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 14 adults were unmarried
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 5 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Ryar families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 1 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Nova Scotia
  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940