Riese Family History

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Riese Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Ries 1.

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

Similar surnames: Ries, Biese, Rieser, Liese, Friese, Riege, Briese, Wiese, Rieke

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Riese Family Origin

Where is the Riese family from?

Riese Family Occupations

What did your Riese ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riese. A less common occupation for the Riese family was Keeping House. The most common Riese occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Riese's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Keeping House


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

Riese Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Riese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riese 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Riese. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Riese. For the veterans among your Riese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riese Life Expectancy

What is the average Riese lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Riese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Riese in 1951 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riese

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riese 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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