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Riedinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Rieding or Riding in Bavaria. Compare Ridinger .

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


Similar surnames: Ridinger, Riedlinger, Redinger, Reidinger, Ritzinger, Bedinger

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Where is the Riedinger family from?

You can see how Riedinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Riedinger family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Riedinger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Riedinger family living in New Jersey. This was 100% of all the recorded Riedinger's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Riedinger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Riedinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Riedinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Riedinger. 19% of Riedinger men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Riedinger women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Riedinger were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Carpenter
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Riedinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riedinger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 700 immigration records available for the last name Riedinger. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Riedinger. For the veterans among your Riedinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Riedinger lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Riedinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Riedinger in 1944 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

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