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Ridall Surname Meaning

Scottish and English (Yorkshire and Lincolnshire): variant of Riddell .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Riddel, Rials, Rendall, Idell, Riddell, Rundall, Rydell, Rial, Royall

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Where is the Ridall family from?

You can see how Ridall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ridall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ridall families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 24 Ridall families living in Staffordshire. This was about 30% of all the recorded Ridall's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Ridall families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ridall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ridall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Ridall. 56% of Ridall women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Paid Domestic
  • Household Duties
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ridall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ridall 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 141 immigration records available for the last name Ridall. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 229 military records available for the last name Ridall. For the veterans among your Ridall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ridall lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Ridall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Ridall in 1952 was 46, and 86 in 2004.

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