Red Name Meaning

English (Durham): variant of Read 1. Translation of German Roth.

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


Similar surnames: Ren, Rex, Reed, Redd, Rey, Rew, Roed, Reh, Rud, Reid

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Red Family Origin

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Red Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Source: Census data for Red | Data not to scale

Red Historical Records

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Red Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Red life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Red in 1950 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Red

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