When George Riddle was born in 1868, in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Riddle, was 34 and his mother, Maria Crowley, was 28. He lived in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 15 August 1918, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 50.
habitational name probably chiefly from Ryedale, a river valley in North Yorkshire. The placename derives from the river name Rye (of uncertain etymology) + Old Norse dalr ‘valley’. There are, however, other places called Rydale (in Westmorland for example) which could have given rise to hereditary surnames.
of Norman origin, from an Old French personal name Ridel, perhaps a pet form of ancient Germanic names such as Ridbald and Ridhari(us).
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