Reidt Name Meaning

South German: nickname for a curly-haired person, from Middle High German reite ‘crisp’, ‘curly’. North German: habitational name from any of several places in Rhineland called Rheydt or Rheidt, so named Middle Low German ret, reit ‘reed’, ‘reedy terrain’, or a topographic name from this word.

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


Similar surnames: Geist, Reil, Recht, Reis, Read, Reiff, Heid, Fendt, Reider, Reid

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Reidt Family Origin

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Reidt Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Make Shoes

    17%
  • Makes Bird Cages

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reidt family was Makes Bird Cages. The most common Reidt occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 17% of Reidt's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Laborer and Make Shoes were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reidt.

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Reidt Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Reidt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Reidt in 1955 was 54, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reidt

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