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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

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Risdon Family Origin

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Risdon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

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Risdon Historical Records

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Risdon Life Expectancy

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