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Reidel Name Meaning

German: nickname for a rough person, from Middle High German reitel ‘cudgel’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from southeastern Yiddish reydl ‘little wheel’, ‘tool for perforating matzoth’ (see Redel). Altered spelling or variant of German Riedel.

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


Similar surnames: Redel, Reider, Reigel, Rendel, Seidel, Meisel, Keidel, Readel, Weidel

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Reidel Family Origin

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Reidel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Painter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Reidel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Reidel's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reidel. A less common occupation for the Reidel family was Painter.

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Reidel Life Expectancy

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