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

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Rideout Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rideout name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Rideout. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Norway


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Rideout Family Origin

Where is the Rideout family from?

Rideout Family Occupations

What did your Rideout ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rideout occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Rideout's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Rideout family was Agri Lab. Agricultural Labourer, Woodman and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rideout.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Woodman

  • Labourer

  • Agri Lab


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

Rideout Historical Records

What Rideout family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Rideout. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rideout 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rideout. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Rideout. For the veterans among your Rideout ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rideout Life Expectancy

What is the average Rideout lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rideout life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rideout in 1944 was 53, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rideout

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rideout 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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