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Rider Family History

Rider Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a mounted warrior or messenger, late Old English ridere (from ridan ‘to ride’), a term quickly displaced after the Conquest by the new sense of Knight.English: topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing in woodland. Compare Read 2.Irish: part translation of Gaelic Ó Marcaigh ‘descendant of Marcach’, a byname meaning ‘horseman’. The Gaelic name is also Anglicized as Markey.Americanized form of German Reiter.

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

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183,969 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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Name Distribution of Rider Families

  • Number of Rider families
     196 - 389
     66 - 195
     1 - 65
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rider families
     363 - 723
     122 - 362
     1 - 121
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Rider families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Rider Family Origin

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Rider Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rider

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Rider Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rider census records

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Rider Civil War Service Records

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