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Redding Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Reading. German and Dutch: patronymic from any of the Germanic personal names with the first element rad ‘counsel’, ‘advice’.

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


Similar surnames: Redling, Reding, Reddin, Hedding, Reddix, Reddig, Berding, Leiding

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Redding Family Origin

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Redding Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Student

    16%
  • S

    13%
  • Sailor

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Student and S were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Redding. The most common Redding occupation in Canada was Farmer. 16% of Redding's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Redding family was Sailor.

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Redding Life Expectancy

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