Ryman Name Meaning

English: topographic name, a variant of Rye 1 and 2, with the addition of man ‘man’. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the place name element ryd ‘woodland clearing’ + man ‘man’. OV, LP Swiss German (Rymann): variant of Reimann 1, 3.

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


Similar surnames: Rayman, Rydman, Eyman, Nyman, Lyman, Byman, Osman, Roman, Edman

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Ryman Family Origin

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Ryman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ryman family was Keeping House. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ryman. The most common Ryman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Ryman's were Farmers.

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Ryman Historical Records

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Ryman Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Ryman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Ryman in 1957 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ryman

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