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Reddick Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from Rerrick or Rerwick in Kirkcudbrightshire, named with an unknown first element + wic ‘outlying settlement’. It is also possible that the first element was originally Old Norse rauðr ‘red’. English: habitational name from Redwick in Gloucestershire, named in Old English with hreod ‘reeds’ + wic ‘outlying settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Renwick, Reddish, Biddick, Riddick, Roddick, Reick, Graddick, Redditt

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Where is the Reddick family from?

You can see how Reddick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reddick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Reddick families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 22 Reddick families living in North Carolina. This was about 23% of all the recorded Reddick's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Reddick families in 1840.
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What did your Reddick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Reddick. 28% of Reddick men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Reddick women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reddick were Truck Driver and Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    12%
  • Cook
    11%
  • Laundress
    7%
  • Laborer
    7%
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What is the average Reddick lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Reddick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Reddick in 1943 was 69, and 73 in 2004.

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