Rissler Family History

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Rissler Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: from a personal name based on rih ‘powerful’, ‘rich’.

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


Similar surnames: Risler, Risser, Rossler, Kissler, Wissler, Riser, Issler, Sisler

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Rissler Family Origin

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Rissler Family Occupations

What did your Rissler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Basket Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rissler. The most common Rissler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Rissler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rissler family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Basket Maker

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Butcher

    4%

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

Rissler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rissler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rissler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Rissler

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rissler. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rissler. For the veterans among your Rissler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rissler Life Expectancy

What is the average Rissler lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rissler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rissler in 1957 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rissler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rissler ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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