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Reddish Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Reddish in Lancashire or Redditch in Worcestershire, which are respectively ‘reed ditch’ (Old English hreod + dic) and ‘red ditch’ (from Old English read). The surname is now common in Nottinghamshire.

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


Similar surnames: Reddick, Redditt, Redish, Gladish, Redpath, Beamish, Mellish, Bowdish

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Reddish Family Origin

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Reddish Family Occupations

What did your Reddish ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reddish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Reddish's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reddish family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reddish.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Reddish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reddish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reddish 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Reddish. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Reddish. For the veterans among your Reddish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reddish Life Expectancy

What is the average Reddish lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Reddish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Reddish in 1944 was 22, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reddish

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reddish 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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