Rider Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a mounted warrior or messenger, late Old English ridere (from ridan ‘to ride’), a term quickly displaced after the Conquest by the new sense of Knight. English: topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing in woodland. Compare Read 2. Irish: part translation of Gaelic Ó Marcaigh ‘descendant of Marcach’, a byname meaning ‘horseman’. The Gaelic name is also Anglicized as Markey. Americanized form of German Reiter.

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


Similar surnames: Ridler, Roder, Lier, Riser, Rader, Ryder, Reder, Reider, Ruder, Rimer

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Rider Family Origin

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Rider Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

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

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Rider Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Rider life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rider in 1944 was 28, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rider

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