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Where did the German Reddig family come from? What is the German Reddig family crest and coat of arms? When did the Reddig family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Reddig family history?

The surname Reddig is derived from the Middle Low German "redik" for radish. The name was therefore occupational, applied to greengrocers, such as the Reddich recorded in Greifswald in 1303, and the one in Stralsund in 1325.

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Rettich, Rettig, Retteg, Rettick, Retich, Retig, Retick, Reddig (northern Germany), Reddich (northern Germany), Rethke, Rettke (Slavic) and many more.

First found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied and enrolled by the princes of the region. One of the first written records of the name dates from the year 1245 when one Nicolus dictus (son of) Rettich was listed on the live Register of Freiburg. In their later history they became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they developed into this most influential family.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Reddig research. Another 236 words(17 lines of text) covering the years 1784 and 1815 are included under the topic Early Reddig History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Another 38 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Reddig Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Reddig Settlers in United States in the 19th Century


  • Wilhe Reddig, aged 46, arrived in New York, NY in 1880

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  • Nils Pfingsten- Reddig (b. 1982), German footballer


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  10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
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The Reddig Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Reddig Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 13 May 2013 at 13:45.

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