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Riddell Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: from a Norman personal name, Ridel. Reaney explains this as a nickname from Old French ridel ‘small hill’ (a diminutive of ride ‘fold’, of Germanic origin), but a more probable source is a Germanic personal name derived from the element rid ‘ride’.

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

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Riddell Family Origin

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Riddell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

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