Riesen Family History

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Riesen Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places so named in Bavaria, Württemberg, and Tyrol. patronymic from Riese.

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


Similar surnames: Rieben, Wiesen, Giesen, Rieser, Riepe, Riessen, Niesen, Reese, Wiese

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Riesen Family Origin

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Riesen Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    22%
  • Brick Mason

    11%
  • Clerk In Hdw.

    11%
  • Druggist

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Riesen family was Druggist. Carpenter, Brick Mason and Clerk In Hdw. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riesen. The most common Riesen occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 22% of Riesen's were Carpenters.

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Riesen Historical Records

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Riesen Life Expectancy

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