Last name origins & meanings:
- English: occupational name for a sifter of flour and meal, from
an agent derivative of Middle English rid(e)len ‘to sift’ (from
Old English hriddel ‘sieve’).
- German: topographic
name from Bavarian Ridel ‘hill’.
- Perhaps an altered
spelling of German Riedler, a variant of Rieder or
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