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Reider Name Meaning

North German form of Reiter 2. German: probably also an occupational name for a bookkeeper, from Middle High German reiter ‘calculator’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish dialect reyder ‘chatterer’.

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


Similar surnames: Reidel, Reifer, Reiber, Seider, Reier, Feider, Weider, Reder, Reiser

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Where is the Reider family from?

You can see how Reider families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reider family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Reider families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 33 Reider families living in Ontario. This was about 62% of all the recorded Reider's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Reider families in 1911.
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What did your Reider ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Reider. .

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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

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Reider lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Reider life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reider in 1941 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

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