Ryce Family History

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Ryce Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Rice (Welsh Reese, German Reiss).

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


Similar surnames: Rice, Pryce, Dyce, Nyce, Price, Ryle, Eyre, Pye, Byce, Royce

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Ryce Family Origin

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Ryce Family Occupations

What did your Ryce ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ryce occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Ryce's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ryce family was Retired Merchant. Farmer, Keeping House and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ryce.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Lawyer

    13%
  • Retired Merchant

    13%

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

Ryce Historical Records

What Ryce family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ryce. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ryce census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ryce

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ryce. 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 Ryce. For the veterans among your Ryce ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ryce Life Expectancy

What is the average Ryce lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Ryce life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Ryce in 1947 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ryce

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ryce 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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