Reisz Family History

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Reisz Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of one of the Germanic compound names formed with ragin ‘counsel’ as the first element. Jewish (from Hungary): Hungarian spelling of Reis.

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

Similar surnames: Reitz, Reis, Reiss, Weisz, Weiss, Ris, Reiff, Risi, Reil, Reise

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Reisz Family Origin

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Reisz Family Occupations

What did your Reisz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reisz occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 14% of Reisz's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Butcher and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reisz. A less common occupation for the Reisz family was Farmer.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher

  • Cooper

  • Farmer


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

Reisz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Reisz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Reisz. 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 Reisz. For the veterans among your Reisz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reisz Life Expectancy

What is the average Reisz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Reisz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Reisz in 1962 was 61, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reisz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reisz 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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