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Rishell Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of the English habitational name Rushall, from either of two places so named, in Norfolk and Wiltshire. In both cases the second element is halh ‘nook of land’; the first element of the place in Norfolk, recorded in Domesday Book as Riuessala, is uncertain; that of the Wiltshire place is believed to be an Old English personal name, Rust. Altered spelling of German Rischel (see Rishel).

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


Similar surnames: Rishel, Shell, Isbell, Rothell, Bissell, Riddell, Lightell, Rosell

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Rishell Family Origin

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Rishell Family Occupations

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rishell. A less common occupation for the Rishell family was Butcher. The most common Rishell occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Rishell's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%

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Rishell Historical Records

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Rishell Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, Rishell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rishell in 1946 was 72, and 91 in 2004.

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