Ridlen Family History

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Ridlen Name Meaning

Possibly from Swiss and South German Riedlin or Rüdlin(g), from pet forms of Rudolf.

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


Similar surnames: Ridley, Risler, Risen, Riedle, Ridler, Ridlon, Dillen, Roden, Rieken

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Ridlen Family Origin

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Ridlen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farm Labourer

    6%
  • Justice Of Peace

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Ridlen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Ridlen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ridlen family was Justice Of Peace. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ridlen.

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Ridlen Historical Records

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Ridlen Life Expectancy

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