Risler Family History

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Risler Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: topographic name, a variant of Ris 1. German: probably a spelling variant of Riessler, a habitational name from a place called Riesel near Höxter. Americanized spelling of Swiss German Reisler or German Rissler.

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


Similar surnames: Risher, Riser, Crisler, Risner, Ridler, Risser, Reiser, Reisler

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Risler Family Origin

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Risler Family Occupations

What did your Risler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Risler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Risler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Risler family was Laborer. Farmer, Cooper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Risler.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Cooper

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Risler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Risler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Risler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Risler. 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 Risler. For the veterans among your Risler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Risler Life Expectancy

What is the average Risler lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Risler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Risler in 1963 was 81, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Risler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Risler 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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