Ridinger Family History

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Ridinger Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from any of several places in Bavaria named Riding or Rieding. possibly an altered spelling of Reitinger, a topographic name from dialect Reit(e) ‘clearing’ (Old High German riuti), which also gave rise to several place names in Bavaria and Austria.

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

Similar surnames: Riedinger, Reidinger, Frisinger, Reisinger, Riedlinger, Redinger

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Ridinger Family Origin

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Ridinger Family Occupations

What did your Ridinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ridinger family was Architect. The most common Ridinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Ridinger's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ridinger.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Stone Mason

  • Architect


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

Ridinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ridinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ridinger 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 237 immigration records available for the last name Ridinger. 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 793 military records available for the last name Ridinger. For the veterans among your Ridinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ridinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Ridinger lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Ridinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Ridinger in 1949 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ridinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ridinger 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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