Van Ryn Family History

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Van Ryn Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived on the banks of the Rhine, Dutch Rijn. Belgian: habitational name for someone from a minor place in West Flanders called Ten Ryne.

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


Similar surnames: Van Veen, Van Zyl, Van Eck, Van Ess, Van Ryzin, Van Dam, Van Wyk

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Van Ryn Family Origin

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Van Ryn Family Occupations

What did your Van Ryn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Van Ryn occupation in the UK was Cemetery Supt. 100% of Van Ryn's were Cemetery Supts.

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  • Cemetery Supt

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Van Ryn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Van Ryn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Ryn 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 787 immigration records available for the last name Van Ryn. 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 249 military records available for the last name Van Ryn. For the veterans among your Van Ryn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Ryn Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Van Ryn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Van Ryn in 1963 was 43, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Ryn

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