Redmond Family History

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Redmond Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Réamoinn, a patronymic from the personal name Réamonn ‘Raymond’, introduced by Anglo-Norman settlers. Now widespread, this was the name of families in Connacht and Wexford.

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

Similar surnames: Desmond, Edmond, Reynold, Ormond, Diamond, Esmond, Redmann, Reymond

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Redmond Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Redmond name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Redmond. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Redmond Family Origin

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Redmond Family Occupations

What did your Redmond ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Redmond occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Redmond's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Redmond family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Redmond.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Redmond Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 123,000 census records available for the last name Redmond. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Redmond 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 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Redmond. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Redmond. For the veterans among your Redmond ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Redmond Life Expectancy

What is the average Redmond lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Redmond life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Redmond in 1946 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Redmond 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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