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 1881, Cabinet Maker, Picture Frame Maker (C & G) and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riedel. A less common occupation for the Riedel family was Teacher Of Modern Languages. The most common Riedel occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 17% of Riedel's were Cabinet Makers.

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  • Cabinet Maker

    17%
  • Picture Frame Maker (C & G)

    17%
  • Tailor

    17%
  • Teacher Of Modern Languages

    17%

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

Riedel Historical Records

What Riedel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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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