Ridler Family History

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Ridler Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a sifter of flour and meal, from an agent derivative of Middle English rid(e)len ‘to sift’ (from Old English hriddel ‘sieve’). German: topographic name from Bavarian Ridel ‘hill’. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Riedler, a variant of Rieder or Riedel.

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


Similar surnames: Ridley, Rider, Rindler, Risler, Reder, Ridner, Risner, Rimer, Sadler

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Ridler Family Origin

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Ridler Family Occupations

What did your Ridler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ridler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Ridler's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Bar Keepere were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ridler. A less common occupation for the Ridler family was Boat Builder.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Bar Keepere

    4%
  • Boat Builder

    4%

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

Ridler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ridler Life Expectancy

What is the average Ridler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ridler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ridler in 1959 was 35, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ridler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ridler 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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