Rideout Family History
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Rideout Name Meaning
English: occupational name for an outrider, from Middle English rid(en) ‘to ride’ + out ‘out’, ‘forth’. An outrider (Middle English outridere) was an officer of a sheriff’s court or of a monastery whose duties included riding out to collect dues and supervise manors.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Rider, Rivett, Rimer, Ridenour, Rivet, Ridout, Rout, Brideau