Reidt Family History
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