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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Redway

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Alt. Meaning

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

W is for willing, to go the extra mile

A is for angelic, a truly pure heart

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

Notable Persons With the Last Name Redway

Alan Redway is a Mayor of East York, Housing (1989-1991), and Mayor ofEast York. Alan was born on March 11th, 1935.



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Popularity of Redway as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Redway U.S.
  White 44.00% 64.26%
  African American 47.08% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Redway

People with the last name Redway are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Redway

  • How Popular is the name Redway? As a last name Redway was the 61,745th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Redway first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Redway is Thursday, June 7th, 1888.
  • How unique is the name Redway? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Redway. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Redway: Your name in reverse order is Yawder. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yrdaew. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Redway? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 325 people with the last name Redway.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Redway? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Redway as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Redways Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Redway born Apr 14, 1980

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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