Risen Family History

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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

Where is the Risen family from?

Risen Family Occupations

What did your Risen ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Cabinet Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Risen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Risen Historical Records

What Risen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Risen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Risen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 382 immigration records available for the last name Risen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Risen. For the veterans among your Risen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Risen Life Expectancy

What is the average Risen lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Risen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Risen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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