Last name: REDDING

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REDDING : This last name is indexed 44,457 times on Geneanet!

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REDDING : 1: English: habitational name from Reading the county seat of Berkshire from Old English Rēadingas ‘people of Rēad(a)’ a byname meaning ‘red’.2: Irish: from Ó Rodáin ‘descendant of Rodán’ a personal name derived from a diminutive of rod ‘strong lively spirited’. Anglicized forms with other vowels as in Rudden Reddan may be derived from a variant Ó Roidín. Current Anglicized Irish forms usually have a double d.3: German: patronymic from any of the ancient Germanic personal names with the first element rād ‘counsel advice’.4: German: habitational name from a place called Reddingen in Lower Saxony.5: Americanized form of Luxembourgish and German Reding 2 a cognate of 1 above and probably also of French Réding (see Reding 3).

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