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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


Similar surnames: Reddell, Liddell, Kidwell, Rundell, Briddell, Riedel, Riddel, Sidwell

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Riddell Family Origin

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Riddell Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    3%

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Riddell Historical Records

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Riddell Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Riddell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Riddell in 1942 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

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