Ryans Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Ryan, with English patronymic -s. pwh: EG deled sense 2.***

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

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Ryans Family Origin

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Ryans Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, the most common Ryans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Ryans's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ryans family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ryans.

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Ryans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ryans in 1953 was 71, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ryans

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