Rieser Family History

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Rieser Name Meaning

(Swiss): Alemannic form of Reiser. habitational name for someone from Ries near Passau. Alemannic variant of Rüs(s)er, a variant of Reusser 1. altered spelling of Riesser, a habitational name for someone from Ries(s), a region of Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Riser, Risser, Fieser, Reker, Rieder, Rieber, Reeser, Riemer, Riesen

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Rieser Family Origin

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Rieser Family Occupations

What did your Rieser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rieser family was Wagon Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rieser. The most common Rieser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Rieser's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Wagon Maker

    5%

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

Rieser Historical Records

What Rieser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rieser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rieser 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 Rieser

Passenger List

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

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Rieser Life Expectancy

What is the average Rieser lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Rieser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Rieser in 1952 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rieser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rieser 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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