Ridner Family History

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Ridner Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of German Rittner or Riedner, a variant of Rieder.

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


Similar surnames: Ridler, Ritner, Ridener, Reder, Widner, Radner, Riner, Rinner, Risner

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Ridner Family Origin

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Ridner Family Occupations

What did your Ridner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ridner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Ridner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ridner family was Frame Maker. Farmer, Carriage Painter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ridner.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Carriage Painter

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Frame Maker

    7%

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

Ridner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ridner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ridner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ridner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ridner. For the veterans among your Ridner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ridner Life Expectancy

What is the average Ridner lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ridner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ridner in 1954 was 39, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ridner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ridner 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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