Rideau Family History

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Rideau Name Meaning

French (Normandy): topographic name for someone who lived on ridged terrain, from an agent derivative of Old French rider ‘to fold’.

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


Similar surnames: Brideau, Reneau, Rider, Rimer, Riser, Rondeau, Pineau, Mineau

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Rideau Family Origin

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Rideau Family Occupations

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

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  • Keeping House

    40%
  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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In 1880, Keeping House, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rideau. A less common occupation for the Rideau family was Laborer. The most common Rideau occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 40% of Rideau's were Keeping Houses.

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Rideau Historical Records

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Rideau Life Expectancy

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