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Redfern Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Redfern near Rochdale, Greater Manchester, so called from Old English read ‘red’ + fearn ‘fern’, ‘bracken’.

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


Similar surnames: Radford, Redburn, Redfearn, Fern, Reder, Redden, Redder, Redfield

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Redfern Family Origin

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Redfern Family Occupations

What did your Redfern ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Redfern occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Redfern's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Redfern family was Housekeeper. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Redfern.

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Housekeeper

    2%

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

Redfern Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Redfern. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Redfern 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Redfern. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Redfern. For the veterans among your Redfern ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Redfern Life Expectancy

What is the average Redfern lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Redfern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Redfern in 1948 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Redfern

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Redfern 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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