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Where is the Risso family from?
You can see how Risso families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Risso family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Risso families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Risso families living in Massachusetts. This was about 62% of all the recorded Risso's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Risso families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Risso surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Risso. 25% of Risso men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Risso women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Risso were Salesman and Assembler.