Risdon Family History

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Risdon Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name, primarily from Risdon in Devon; to a lesser extent possibly from Risden or Riseden, both in Kent.

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


Similar surnames: Rigdon, Risden, Roston, Rippon, Ruston, Lison, Rosson, Liston, Lindon

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Risdon Family Origin

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Risdon Family Occupations

What did your Risdon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Risdon family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Risdon. The most common Risdon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Risdon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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Risdon Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Risdon ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Risdon Life Expectancy

What is the average Risdon lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Risdon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Risdon in 1945 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

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