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Redish Name Meaning

English: variant of Reddish . Jewish (from Bohemia; also Redisch): from the Yiddish name for the town Hradišt in Bohemia.

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

Similar surnames: Reddish, Reis, Reiss, Kadish, Reigh, Redick, Regis, Reding, Reish

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Where is the Redish family from?

You can see how Redish families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Redish family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Redish families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Redish families living in Illinois. This was about 21% of all the recorded Redish's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Redish families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Redish surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Redish ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Redish. 43% of Redish men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Redish women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Redish were Plumber and Farm Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Plumber

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Farm Laborer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Redish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Redish census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 116 immigration records available for the last name Redish. 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 314 military records available for the last name Redish. For the veterans among your Redish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Redish lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Redish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Redish in 1961 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

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