Ridder Family History & Genealogy
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Ridder Surname History
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Ridder Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Ridder may be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Ridder may be in dispute as result of whether the family name originated naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Ridder Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Ridder come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based family names can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Ridder originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
Ridder Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Ridder were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Ridder. Last names like Ridder change in how they're written as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries over generations. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Ridder family name are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Ridder Family Tree
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- Maatje de Ridder 1863 - ?
- Femmetje Barents Ridder
- Marie Ridder
- Jacques Ridder Crabbe
- William P Ridder Md 1919 - 2004
- Robert Ridder 1913 - 1966
- Paul Ridder 1924 - 1972
- George Ridder 1911 - 1980
- Eunice I Ridder 1914 - 1988
- Judith M Ridder 1940 - 2010