(French: Normandie), a province on the northern seacoast, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a
with lands and manor. Geoffroi Ridel descended from the ancient counts of Angouleme, and Gerard Ridel was
of Blaye in 1030. The family were well established in the region of Calvados and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
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of this family name include: Rideau, Rudow, Ridow, Reedow, Redoe, Reidow, Redough, Ridel, Ridoux and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: including many of the name who migrated to the New World from the mid 17th century onward.