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Riedlinger Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Riedlingen in Baden Bavaria and Württemberg.

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


Similar surnames: Riedinger, Redlinger, Ridinger, Remlinger, Reisinger, Redinger

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Where is the Riedlinger family from?

You can see how Riedlinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Riedlinger family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Riedlinger families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Riedlinger families living in Ohio. This was about 24% of all the recorded Riedlinger's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Riedlinger families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Riedlinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Riedlinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Riedlinger. 34% of Riedlinger men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Riedlinger women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Riedlinger were Miner and Housewife. .

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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
    34%
  • Laborer
    30%
  • Mechanic
    13%
  • Miner
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    50%
  • Housewife
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Riedlinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riedlinger 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 386 immigration records available for the last name Riedlinger. 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 644 military records available for the last name Riedlinger. For the veterans among your Riedlinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Riedlinger lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Riedlinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Riedlinger in 1958 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

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