Rissman Family History

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Rissman Name Meaning

(in the north): topographic name from Middle Low German risch ‘reed’, or a habitational name for someone from a place called Risse (from riss ‘swamp’), near Hamburg. (in the south): variant of Riss 2.

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


Similar surnames: Russman, Crossman, Messman, Reissman, Glissman, Rossmann, Mossman

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Rissman Family Origin

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Rissman Family Occupations

What did your Rissman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rissman family was Laborer. Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rissman. The most common Rissman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Rissman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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

Rissman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rissman. 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 Rissman. For the veterans among your Rissman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rissman Life Expectancy

What is the average Rissman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Rissman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rissman in 1954 was 52, and 101 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rissman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rissman 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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