Redel Family History

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Redel Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from Yiddish redl ‘little wheel’, ‘tool for perforating matzoth’. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with hrod ‘fame’, ‘victory’ as a first element.North German: occupational name for a cook, from Middle Low German redel ‘cooked food’. Possibly an altered spelling of German Rödel (see Roedel).

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

Similar surnames: Reidel, Reder, Edel, Roedel, Riedel, Regel, Rendel, Nebel, Wendel

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Redel Family Origin

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Redel Family Occupations

What did your Redel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Patty Glazier and Troner Laundry were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Redel. 50% of Redel men worked as a Patty Glazier and 40% of Redel women worked as a Troner Laundry. Some less common occupations for Americans named Redel were Refugee Seeking Work and Refugee

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Patty Glazier
  • Maunfactivern General Man
  • Refugee Seeking Work

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Troner Laundry
  • House Duties
  • Housewife
  • Refugee

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Redel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Redel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Redel 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 849 immigration records available for the last name Redel. 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 954 military records available for the last name Redel. For the veterans among your Redel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Redel Life Expectancy

What is the average Redel lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Redel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Redel in 1947 was 30, and 87 in 2004.

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