Reding Family History

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Reding Name Meaning

English: variant of Reading. Dutch and German: variant of Redding 2.

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

Similar surnames: Redding, Redig, Ryding, Redin, Riding, Keding, Ring, Edling, Reddig

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Reding Family Origin

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Reding Family Occupations

What did your Reding ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Reding occupation in Canada was Shoemaker. 67% of Reding's were Shoemakers. Shoemaker and Dry Goods Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Reding.

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  • Shoemaker

  • Dry Goods Clerk


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

Reding Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Reding. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reding 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Reding. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Reding. For the veterans among your Reding ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reding Life Expectancy

What is the average Reding lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Reding life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Reding in 1943 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reding 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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