Rise Family History
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Rise Name Meaning
English: topographic name from Old English hris ‘brushwood’, or a habitational name from Rise in East Yorkshire, named with this word. Norwegian: habitational name from any of over twenty farmsteads named Rise, from Old Norse hrís ‘brushwood’. The name also occurs in Sweden and Denmark.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Rose, Kise, Riis, Riss, Rike, Rase, Lile, Wise, Vise, Risse