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Redbird Name Meaning

Native American (also Red Bird): translation into English of a personal name such as Lakota Sioux Ziŋtkala Ša composed of ziŋtkala ‘bird’ and ša ‘red’. See also Bird

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


Similar surnames: Redburn, Redford, Bird, Reder, Reynard, Record, Edward, Radford

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Where is the Redbird family from?

You can see how Redbird families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Redbird family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Redbird families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Redbird families living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Redbird's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Redbird families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Redbird surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Redbird ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Redbird. 43% of Redbird men worked as a Farmer. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Laborer
    43%
  • New Worker
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Redbird. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Redbird 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 20 immigration records available for the last name Redbird. 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 Cards

There are 144 military records available for the last name Redbird. For the veterans among your Redbird ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Redbird lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Redbird life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Redbird in 1965 was 49, and 46 in 2003.

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