Riso Name Meaning

Italian: possibly a nickname from riso ‘laugh’, ‘burst of laughter’, but more likely from a Germanic personal name Riso, Risi, from an unattested root, Risi. Spanish and Portuguese: nickname from riso ‘laughter’. Compare 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Raso, Tiso, Roso, Rio, Rigo, Risi, Ris, Rico, Lio, Riss

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Riso Family Origin

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Riso Family Occupations

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  • Dry Goods Merchant

    50%
  • Fruit Merchant

    50%

In 1880, Dry Goods Merchant and Fruit Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Riso. The most common Riso occupation in the USA was Dry Goods Merchant. 50% of Riso's were Dry Goods Merchants.

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Riso Historical Records

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Riso Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Riso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Riso in 1955 was 60, and 91 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riso

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