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Riddle Name Meaning

habitational name from Ryedale in North Yorkshire, being the valley of the river Rye (a name of Celtic origin). variant of Riddell.

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


Similar surnames: Grindle, Hindle, Weddle, Idle, Ruddle, Ridler, Windle, Ridgley

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Riddle Family Origin

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Riddle Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

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

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Riddle Historical Records

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Riddle Life Expectancy

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