Reddick Family History

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Reddick Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from Rerrick or Rerwick in Kirkcudbrightshire, named with an unknown first element + wic ‘outlying settlement’. It is also possible that the first element was originally Old Norse rauðr ‘red’. English: habitational name from Redwick in Gloucestershire, named in Old English with hreod ‘reeds’ + wic ‘outlying settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Renwick, Reddish, Biddick, Riddick, Roddick, Reick, Graddick, Redditt

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Reddick Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Reddick name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Reddick. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


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Reddick Family Origin

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Reddick Family Occupations

What did your Reddick ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Reddick occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Reddick's were Labourers. Labourer, Bricklayers Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reddick. A less common occupation for the Reddick family was Draper.

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  • Labourer

  • Bricklayers Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Draper


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Reddick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Reddick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reddick 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 Reddick. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Reddick. For the veterans among your Reddick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reddick Life Expectancy

What is the average Reddick lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Reddick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Reddick in 1943 was 69, and 73 in 2004.

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