Reddig Family History

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Reddig Name Meaning

from Middle Low German redik ‘radish’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of radishes. Compare Rettig. variant of Redding 2.

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

Similar surnames: Rettig, Redig, Reddin, Reddix, Redder, Redding, Essig, Reding

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Reddig Family Origin

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Reddig Family Occupations

What did your Reddig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reddig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Reddig's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reddig. A less common occupation for the Reddig family was Dry Goods.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Dry Goods


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

Reddig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Reddig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reddig 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 291 immigration records available for the last name Reddig. 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 737 military records available for the last name Reddig. For the veterans among your Reddig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reddig Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Reddig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Reddig in 1963 was 78, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reddig 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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