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Ridings Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ridings name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ridings. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Ridings Family Origin

Where is the Ridings family from?

Ridings Family Occupations

What did your Ridings ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ridings. The most common Ridings occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Ridings's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ridings family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Ridings Historical Records

What Ridings family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Ridings. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ridings 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ridings. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Ridings. For the veterans among your Ridings ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ridings Life Expectancy

What is the average Ridings lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ridings life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ridings in 1951 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ridings

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ridings 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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