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Ridout Name Meaning

English (Dorset): variant of Rideout .

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


Similar surnames: Rout, Rideout, Route, Rixon, Rivett, Trout, Idol, Ridenour, Ridnour

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Where is the Ridout family from?

You can see how Ridout families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ridout family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ridout families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 26 Ridout families living in Ontario. This was about 41% of all the recorded Ridout's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Ridout families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ridout surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ridout ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Ridout. 29% of Ridout men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Ridout women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ridout were Fireman and Chemist. .

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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
    29%
  • Labourer
    22%
  • Carpenter
    22%
  • Fireman
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Operator
    60%
  • Chemist
    40%
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Census Records

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Ridout. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ridout census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ridout. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Ridout. For the veterans among your Ridout ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ridout lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ridout life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Ridout in 1945 was 61, and 70 in 2004.

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