Risen Name Meaning

Of Swiss and German origin: possibly a respelling of Riesen.

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


Similar surnames: Riser, Reisen, Rasey, Roten, Ryser, Eisen, Ris, Rossen, Risi, Rosen

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Risen Family Origin

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Risen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Risen. A less common occupation for the Risen family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Risen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Risen's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Risen | Data not to scale

Risen Historical Records

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Risen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Risen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Risen in 1951 was 51, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Risen

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