Riedel Family History

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Riedel Name Meaning

pet form of the personal name Riede. variant of the topographic name Ried ‘mossy area’. pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with Middle Low German riden, Middle High German ritan ‘to ride’. Compare Reidel 3.

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

Similar surnames: Riede, Roedel, Redel, Rieder, Riegel, Liedel, Riebel, Riewe, Regel

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Riedel Family Origin

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Riedel Family Occupations

What did your Riedel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, County Council Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Riedel. 12% of Riedel men worked as a County Council Clerk and 67% of Riedel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Riedel were Plumber joiner and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • County Council Clerk
  • Domestic Servant
  • Plumber
  • Plumber joiner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Factory Hand Munitions
  • Private Means

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Riedel Historical Records

What Riedel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Riedel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riedel 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Riedel. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Riedel. For the veterans among your Riedel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riedel Life Expectancy

What is the average Riedel lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Riedel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Riedel in 1944 was 22, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riedel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riedel 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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