Readel Family History

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Readel Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Riedel or Reidel. Alternatively, perhaps, an altered spelling of English Reddell, which is probably a variant of Riddell or Riddle.

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

Similar surnames: Reidel, Rendel, Reader, Redel, Reade, Readus, Reeder, Reigel, Feazel

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Readel Family Origin

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Readel Family Occupations

What did your Readel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Readel family was Doctor. The most common Readel occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 17% of Readel's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Readel.

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  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Doctor


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

Readel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Readel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Readel 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 65 immigration records available for the last name Readel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 163 military records available for the last name Readel. For the veterans among your Readel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Readel Life Expectancy

What is the average Readel lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Readel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Readel in 1965 was 79, and 64 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Readel 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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