Reidy Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Riada ‘descendant of Riada’ a personal name probably based on a word meaning ‘drover’. Scottish: variant spelling of Reedie.

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


Similar surnames: Reddy, Reedy, Deady, Ready, Roddy, Leddy, Keady, Reis, Eidt, Reidt

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Reidy Family Origin

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Reidy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Servant

    9%
  • Tailoress

    9%

In 1881, the most common Reidy occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Reidy's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reidy. A less common occupation for the Reidy family was Tailoress.

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Reidy Historical Records

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Reidy Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Reidy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Reidy in 1941 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reidy

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