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Redlich Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a responsible or honest person, from Middle High German redelich ‘upright’, ‘honest’ (an adjective derived from Old High German reda ‘justification’, ‘account’), modern German redlich. As a Jewish surname it is mainly ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Freilich, Reich, Heimlich, Greulich, Weidlich, Belich, Gerlich

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Where is the Redlich family from?

You can see how Redlich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Redlich family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Redlich families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Redlich family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Redlich's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Redlich families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Redlich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Redlich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Redlich. 18% of Redlich men worked as a Salesman and 16% of Redlich women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Redlich were Laborer 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

  • Salesman
    18%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Farming
    13%
  • Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    16%
  • Bookkeeper
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Maid
    11%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Redlich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Redlich 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Redlich. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Redlich. For the veterans among your Redlich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Redlich lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Redlich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Redlich in 1963 was 68, and 85 in 2004.

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