Redgate Family History

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Redgate Name Meaning

English (Nottinghamshire): habitational name from an unidentified place probably deriving its name from Old English read ‘red’ + Old Norse gata ‘road’. There is a Redgate Wood in Kirklington, Nottinghamshire, but this place name may be of comparatively recent origin.

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

Similar surnames: Redpath, Ludgate, Holgate, Agate, Hungate, Westgate, Wingate, Rudge

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Redgate Family Origin

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Redgate Family Occupations

What did your Redgate ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Redgate family was Farmer. Farming, Boat Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Redgate. The most common Redgate occupation in the USA was Farming. 22% of Redgate's were Farmings.

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  • Farming

  • Boat Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer


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

Redgate Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Redgate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Redgate 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 936 immigration records available for the last name Redgate. 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 681 military records available for the last name Redgate. For the veterans among your Redgate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Redgate Life Expectancy

What is the average Redgate lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Redgate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Redgate in 1961 was 33, and 64 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Redgate 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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