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Redfern Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Redfern near Rochdale, Greater Manchester, so called from Old English read ‘red’ + fearn ‘fern’, ‘bracken’.

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


Similar surnames: Radford, Redburn, Redfearn, Fern, Reder, Redden, Redder, Redfield

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Redfern Family Origin

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Redfern Family Occupations

What did your Redfern ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Redfern. A less common occupation for the Redfern family was Laborer. The most common Redfern occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Redfern's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

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Redfern Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Redfern ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Redfern Life Expectancy

What is the average Redfern lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, Redfern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Redfern in 1948 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

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