Risner Family History

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Risner Name Meaning

Variant of the German habitational name Reisner, or of German Riesner, an occupational name for a maker of veils and hoods, from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German rise ‘veil’.

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


Similar surnames: Reisner, Risher, Eisner, Risler, Riser, Rosner, Rinner, Reiser

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Risner Family Origin

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Risner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Risner family was Laborer. The most common Risner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Risner's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Risner.

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Risner Historical Records

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Risner Life Expectancy

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