Riedinger Family History

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Riedinger Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from any of several places named Rieding or Riding in Bavaria. topographic name for someone who lived among reeds, from Middle High German riet ‘reed’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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

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

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Riedinger Family Origin

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Riedinger Family Occupations

What did your Riedinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Riedinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Riedinger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Riedinger family was Carpenter Cars. Farmer, Butcher and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riedinger.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter Cars


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

Riedinger Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Riedinger Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riedinger

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