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Redel Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from Yiddish redl ‘little wheel’, ‘tool for perforating matzoth’. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with hrod ‘fame’, ‘victory’ as a first element.North German: occupational name for a cook, from Middle Low German redel ‘cooked food’. Possibly an altered spelling of German Rödel (see Roedel).

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


Similar surnames: Reidel, Reder, Edel, Roedel, Riedel, Regel, Rendel, Nebel, Wendel

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Where is the Redel family from?

You can see how Redel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Redel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Redel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Redel families living in Alberta. This was about 71% of all the recorded Redel's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Redel families in 1911.
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What did your Redel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Redel. 100% of Redel men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Redel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Redel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 849 immigration records available for the last name Redel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 954 military records available for the last name Redel. For the veterans among your Redel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Redel lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Redel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Redel in 1947 was 30, and 87 in 2004.

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