Radle Family History

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Radle Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Radel. German: from a Slavic personal name formed with rad- ‘joyful’. German (Rädle): metonymic occupational name for a wheelwright, from a diminutive of Middle High German rat ‘wheel’.

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

Similar surnames: Bradle, Radde, Ragle, Raile, Range, Radke, Sadler, Rayle, Radler

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Radle Family Origin

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Radle Family Occupations

What did your Radle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Radle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Radle's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Radle. A less common occupation for the Radle family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Radle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Radle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Radle 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 208 immigration records available for the last name Radle. 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 Radle. For the veterans among your Radle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Radle Life Expectancy

What is the average Radle lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Radle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Radle in 1959 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Radle 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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