Risse Family History

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Risse Name Meaning

variant of Riss. perhaps a habitational name for someone from Rissen, west of Hamburg. Bahlow identifies riss as a word meaning ‘swamp’, ‘marsh’.

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


Similar surnames: Rise, Cisse, Riss, Risser, Royse, Ilse, Rike, Fosse, Risi, Rinne

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Risse Family Origin

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Risse Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Tinsmith

    10%
  • Barber

    5%

In 1880, the most common Risse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Risse's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Tinsmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Risse. A less common occupation for the Risse family was Barber.

Source: Census data for Risse | Data not to scale

Risse Historical Records

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Risse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Risse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Risse in 1950 was 47, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Risse

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