Ris Name Meaning

Swiss German: Alemannic variant of Ries 3 or Reis 1. Dutch: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with Ris-, variant of Ries, or a patronymic from a short form of Henri, French equivalent of Henry.

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


Similar surnames: Rais, Reis, Ras, Lis, Ries, Risi, Riss, Mis, Rish, Oris

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Ris Family Origin

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Ris Family Occupations

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  • Bitcher

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Painter

    20%
  • Seaman

    20%

In 1880, Bitcher, Farmer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ris. A less common occupation for the Ris family was Seaman. The most common Ris occupation in the USA was Bitcher. 20% of Ris's were Bitchers.

Source: Census data for Ris | Data not to scale

Ris Historical Records

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Ris Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Ris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ris in 1952 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ris

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