Ridlon Family History

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Ridlon Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Ridlen.

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

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Ridlon Family Origin

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Ridlon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ridlon. A less common occupation for the Ridlon family was Laborer. The most common Ridlon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Ridlon's were Farmers.

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Ridlon Life Expectancy

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