Reddish Family History

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Reddish Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Reddish in Lancashire or Redditch in Worcestershire, which are respectively ‘reed ditch’ (Old English hreod + dic) and ‘red ditch’ (from Old English read). The surname is now common in Nottinghamshire.

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


Similar surnames: Reddick, Redditt, Redish, Gladish, Redpath, Beamish, Mellish, Bowdish

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Reddish Family Origin

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Reddish Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Reddish family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Reddish occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Reddish's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Annuitant and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reddish.

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Reddish Historical Records

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Reddish Life Expectancy

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