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De Ridder Name Meaning

Dutch (de Ridder): from Middle Dutch riddere, ruddere ‘knight’, ‘rider’, ‘horseman’; a status name for a mounted warrior or messenger.

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


Similar surnames: De Ruiter, De Porter, De Winter, De Raad, De Meyer, De Backer

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De Ridder Family Origin

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De Ridder Family Occupations

What did your De Ridder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common De Ridder occupation in the USA was Bank Cashier. 33% of De Ridder's were Bank Cashiers. A less common occupation for the De Ridder family was Farmer. Bank Cashier and Common Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by De Ridder.

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  • Bank Cashier

    33%
  • Common Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%

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De Ridder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Ridder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Ridder 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 De Ridder. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 De Ridder. For the veterans among your De Ridder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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De Ridder Life Expectancy

What is the average De Ridder lifespan?

Between 1975 and 2001, in the United States, De Ridder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for De Ridder in 1975 was 69, and 93 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for De Ridder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your De Ridder 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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