Rishel Family History

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Rishel Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Rischel, from a pet form of a personal name beginning with the Old High German element hrod ‘renown’ or rihhi ‘power’.

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

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Rishel Family Origin

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Rishel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rishel family was Carpenter. The most common Rishel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Rishel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rishel.

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Rishel Historical Records

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Rishel Life Expectancy

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