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Riddle Name Meaning

habitational name from Ryedale in North Yorkshire, being the valley of the river Rye (a name of Celtic origin). variant of Riddell.

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


Similar surnames: Grindle, Hindle, Weddle, Idle, Ruddle, Ridler, Windle, Ridgley

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Riddle Family Origin

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Riddle Family Occupations

What did your Riddle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Riddle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Riddle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Riddle family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riddle.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

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Riddle Historical Records

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Riddle Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Riddle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Riddle in 1941 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

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