Riske Name Meaning

German: variant of Rieske, of uncertain, probably Slavic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Ciske, Piske, Raske, Briske, Reske, Trisko, Rieke, Rinke, Ricke

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Riske Family Origin

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Riske Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Riske family was Carpenter. The most common Riske occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Riske's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riske.

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Riske Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Riske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Riske in 1948 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riske

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