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Reisner Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name for someone from a place called Reisen (for example in Bavaria), Reissen in Thuringia, or Reussen on the Saale river. German: variant of Reiser 2. German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German rise ‘veil’; perhaps an occupational name for someone who made veils. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a traveler, from an agent derivative of German reisen ‘to travel’ (see Reise 2). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Reis 4 + the agent suffix -ner.

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

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Reisner Family Origin

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Reisner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%

In 1880, the most common Reisner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Reisner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reisner. A less common occupation for the Reisner family was Tailor.

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Reisner Life Expectancy

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