Ridl Family History

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Ridl Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of German Reidel or Riedl, a variant of Riedel.

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

Similar surnames: Riedl, Riedle, Risi, Radl, Riel, Reidy, Riff, Reihl, Robl, Kindl

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Ridl Family Origin

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Ridl Family Occupations

What did your Ridl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ridl. 45% of Ridl men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Ridl women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ridl were Labor and Mechanic

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farm Hand
  • Farm Labor
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Ironer
  • Mechanic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ridl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 737 census records available for the last name Ridl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ridl 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 107 immigration records available for the last name Ridl. 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 71 military records available for the last name Ridl. For the veterans among your Ridl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ridl Life Expectancy

What is the average Ridl lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Ridl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Ridl in 1967 was 92, and 77 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ridl 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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