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Risenhoover Family History

Risenhoover Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of Riesenhuber, a distinguishing nickname for a farmer (Huber) who lived by a forest chute or track along which felled trees were transported, Riese (from Middle High German rise ‘channel’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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2,404 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
286 Military Records
15 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Risenhoover Families

  • Number of Risenhoover families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Risenhoover Family Origin

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Risenhoover Immigration Information

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Risenhoover Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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