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Rispens Family History

Rispens Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Richens, Tippens, Crispen, Ribbens, Lippens, Risen, Respess, Risden

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Where is the Rispens family from?

You can see how Rispens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rispens family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Rispens families living in Illinois. This was about 60% of all the recorded Rispens's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Rispens families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rispens surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rispens ancestors do for a living?

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


What Rispens family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 67 census records available for the last name Rispens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rispens census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 59 immigration records available for the last name Rispens. 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 Cards

There are 48 military records available for the last name Rispens. For the veterans among your Rispens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rispens lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Rispens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rispens in 1967 was 72, and 100 in 2003.

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