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Redfern Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Redfern near Rochdale, Greater Manchester, so called from Old English read ‘red’ + fearn ‘fern’, ‘bracken’.

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


Similar surnames: Radford, Redburn, Redfearn, Fern, Reder, Redden, Redder, Redfield

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Redfern Family Origin

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Redfern Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Going To School

    11%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Engineer

    7%

In 1881, the most common Redfern occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Redfern's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Redfern. A less common occupation for the Redfern family was Engineer.

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Redfern Historical Records

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Redfern Life Expectancy

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