Ridl Family History

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Ridl Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of German Reidel or Riedl, a variant of Riedel.

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

Similar surnames: Riedl, Riedle, Risi, Radl, Riel, Reidy, Riff, Reihl, Robl, Kindl

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Ridl Family Origin

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Ridl Family Occupations

What did your Ridl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ridl occupation in the USA was Railroad Labor. 100% of Ridl's were Railroad Labors.

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  • Railroad Labor


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Ridl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ridl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ridl 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ridl. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ridl. For the veterans among your Ridl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ridl Life Expectancy

What is the average Ridl lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Ridl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Ridl in 1967 was 92, and 77 in 2003.

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