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Risser Name Meaning

South German: variant of Riss 1,2. Americanized form of Swiss German Rüsser (see Reusser).

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


Similar surnames: Risler, Risher, Rieser, Riser, Rister, Rissler, Rosser, Risner

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Risser Family Origin

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Risser Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Risser. The most common Risser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Risser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Risser family was Laborer.

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Risser Historical Records

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Risser Life Expectancy

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