Reissig Family History

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Reissig Name Meaning

variant of Reisig. nickname for an acquisitive person, from Middle High German reizec ‘greedy’, ‘covetous’. topographic name from Middle High German risach ‘undergrowth’, ‘brushwood’. Compare Reis 1.

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

Similar surnames: Reisig, Reis, Reiswig, Weisser, Reiss, Essig, Preiss, Weiss, Ressel

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Reissig Family Origin

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Reissig Family Occupations

What did your Reissig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Furrier and Jewelry Mfg. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reissig. A less common occupation for the Reissig family was Paper Hanger. The most common Reissig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Reissig's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Furrier

  • Jewelry Mfg.

  • Paper Hanger


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Reissig ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Reissig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reissig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reissig census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Reissig. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Reissig. For the veterans among your Reissig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reissig Life Expectancy

What is the average Reissig lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Reissig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Reissig in 1962 was 66, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reissig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reissig ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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