Ridling Family History

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Ridling Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Riedling, a topographic name from Bavarian Ridel ‘hill’, or a habitational name from Riedling in Bavaria, named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Pilling, Readling, Willing, Frieling, Riling, Gilling, Rehling

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Ridling Family Origin

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Ridling Family Occupations

What did your Ridling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ridling occupation in the UK was Housekeeper (L H K). 50% of Ridling's were Housekeeper (L H K)s. Housekeeper (L H K) and Ships Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ridling.

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  • Housekeeper (L H K)

    50%
  • Ships Carpenter

    50%

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

Ridling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ridling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ridling 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ridling. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ridling. For the veterans among your Ridling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ridling Life Expectancy

What is the average Ridling lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Ridling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ridling in 1964 was 67, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ridling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ridling 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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