Rian Family History

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Rian Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Ryan.

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

Similar surnames: Brian, Ryan, Roan, Ruan, Ryon, Shan, Rial, Kean, Brean, Rihn

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Rian Family Origin

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Rian Family Occupations

What did your Rian ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rian family was Drayman. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rian. The most common Rian occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Rian's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Drayman


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

Rian Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rian 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rian. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Rian. For the veterans among your Rian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rian Life Expectancy

What is the average Rian lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Rian in 1957 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rian

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rian 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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