Ryle Family History

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Ryle Name Meaning

habitational name from Royle in Lancashire (see Royle). variant of Ryall.

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

Similar surnames: Lyle, Royle, Rye, Rule, Kyle, Royse, Rygg, Mele, Hole, Ryce

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Ryle Family Origin

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Ryle Family Occupations

What did your Ryle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ryle family was Farm Laborer. The most common Ryle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Ryle's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ryle.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Ryle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Ryle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ryle 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ryle. 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 Ryle. For the veterans among your Ryle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ryle Life Expectancy

What is the average Ryle lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Ryle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ryle in 1952 was 25, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ryle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ryle 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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