Rediger Family History

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Rediger Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements rad ‘counsel’ + gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’.

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

Similar surnames: Rudiger, Reder, Ledger, Redmer, Redder, Reimer, Ediger, Rediker

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Rediger Family Origin

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Rediger Family Occupations

What did your Rediger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rediger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Rediger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rediger family was Locksmith. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rediger.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Locksmith


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

Rediger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rediger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rediger 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 192 immigration records available for the last name Rediger. 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 343 military records available for the last name Rediger. For the veterans among your Rediger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rediger Life Expectancy

What is the average Rediger lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Rediger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rediger in 1960 was 48, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rediger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rediger 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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