Rish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Risch or of South German (Swiss) Rüsch, a topographic name from Middle High German rusch ‘reeds’, or from a pet form of Rudolf.

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


Similar surnames: Risch, Riss, Rush, Fish, Risi, Rash, Nish, Rich, Riser, Wish

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Rish Family Origin

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Rish Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

In 1880, the most common Rish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Rish's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rish family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rish.

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Rish Historical Records

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Rish Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Rish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rish in 1955 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rish

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