Riedy Family History

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Riedy Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Rüdi (see Ruedy).

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

Similar surnames: Ruedy, Reedy, Riedl, Friedly, Riese, Riely, Tiedt, Ried, Riedle, Ridl

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Riedy Family Origin

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Riedy Family Occupations

What did your Riedy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Riedy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Riedy's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riedy. A less common occupation for the Riedy family was Brewer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Brewer


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

Riedy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Riedy Life Expectancy

What is the average Riedy lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Riedy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Riedy in 1952 was 43, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riedy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riedy 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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