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Redditt Name Meaning

English (Suffolk): topographic name for someone who lived by a reed-bed from Middle English redette (Old English hreodet) ‘reed-bed’ a derivative of rede ‘reed’ (Old English hrēod). For the Old English suffix -et ‘collection of’ compare Hazlett . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

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


Similar surnames: Reddish, Reddick, Redden, Merritt, Nesbitt, Reddig, Redding, Reddix

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Where is the Redditt family from?

You can see how Redditt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Redditt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Redditt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Redditt families living in North Carolina. This was about 50% of all the recorded Redditt's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Redditt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Redditt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Redditt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Redditt. 27% of Redditt men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Redditt women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Redditt were Clerk and Maid. .

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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

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Servant
    24%
  • Labor
    20%
  • Cook
    20%
  • Maid
    10%
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Passenger Lists

There are 314 immigration records available for the last name Redditt. 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 Cards

There are 620 military records available for the last name Redditt. For the veterans among your Redditt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Redditt lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Redditt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Redditt in 1956 was 25, and 77 in 2004.

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