Reddell Family History

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Reddell Name Meaning

from an Old English personal name, either R?dweald or R?dwulf. The first element in each is r?d ‘counsel’, ‘advice’; the final elements are weald ‘rule’ and wulf ‘wolf’. topographic name, from Old English (ge)ryd(d) ‘cleared’ + weald ‘woodland’, ‘high woodland subsequently cleared’.

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

Similar surnames: Riddell, Rodwell, Rundell, Redder, Waddell, Redden, Edgell, Liddell

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Reddell Family Origin

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Reddell Family Occupations

What did your Reddell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reddell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Reddell's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reddell. A less common occupation for the Reddell family was Dressmaker.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Clerk In Store

  • Dressmaker


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Reddell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Reddell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reddell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Reddell. 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 779 military records available for the last name Reddell. For the veterans among your Reddell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reddell Life Expectancy

What is the average Reddell lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Reddell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Reddell in 1961 was 53, and 67 in 2004.

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