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Van Ryn Name Meaning

Dutch: variant mostly archaic or Americanized of Van Rijn .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


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

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Where is the Van Ryn family from?

You can see how Van Ryn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Van Ryn family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Van Ryn families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Van Ryn families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Van Ryn's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Van Ryn families in 1880.
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Census Records

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 Lists

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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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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What is the average Van Ryn lifespan?

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.

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