Redden Family History

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Redden Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a patch of cleared woodland, from Middle English reden ‘clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Hedden, Reader, Redder, Weiden, Reeder, Rydeen, Hidden, Tedder

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Redden Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Redden name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Redden. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Redden Family Origin

Where is the Redden family from?

Redden Family Occupations

What did your Redden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Redden family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Redden. The most common Redden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Redden's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Redden Historical Records

What Redden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Redden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Redden 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Redden. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Redden. For the veterans among your Redden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Redden Life Expectancy

What is the average Redden lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Redden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Redden in 1941 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Redden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Redden 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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