Risch Name Meaning

nickname from Middle High German risch ‘fast’, ‘nimble’, ‘cheeky’. topographic name from a regional word meaning ‘slope’, ‘incline’. from Middle Low German rische ‘reed’, a topographic name for someone who lived where reeds grew.

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


Similar surnames: Reisch, Raisch, Rusch, Wisch, Fisch, Frisch, Rish, Eisch, Rasch

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Risch Family Origin

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Risch Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Risch family was Carpenter. Farmer, Tailor and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Risch. The most common Risch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Risch's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Tailor

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Risch Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Risch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Risch in 1943 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

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