Ridener Family History

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Ridener Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Reutener or Reitner, variant forms of Reuter.

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

Similar surnames: Ridner, Rineer, Widener, Ridler, Rittner, Ridinger, Sidener, Kiener

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Ridener Family Origin

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Ridener Family Occupations

What did your Ridener ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ridener family was Farming. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ridener. The most common Ridener occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Ridener's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ridener ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ridener Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ridener. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ridener census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 22 immigration records available for the last name Ridener. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 285 military records available for the last name Ridener. For the veterans among your Ridener ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ridener Life Expectancy

What is the average Ridener lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ridener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Ridener in 1963 was 67, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ridener ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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