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Redding Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Reading. German and Dutch: patronymic from any of the Germanic personal names with the first element rad ‘counsel’, ‘advice’.

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


Similar surnames: Redling, Reding, Reddin, Hedding, Reddix, Reddig, Berding, Leiding

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Redding Family Origin

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Redding Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Redding occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Redding's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Redding family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Redding.

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Redding Historical Records

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Redding Life Expectancy

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