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Rister Name Meaning

German (Silesia): unrounded form of Rüster, possibly from an Old High German personal name Rusto meaning ‘strong’, ‘fat’, or a variant of Riester.

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


Similar surnames: Risher, Riester, Risner, Riser, Roster, Risler, Kister, Risser

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Rister Family Origin

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Rister Family Occupations

What did your Rister ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rister. The most common Rister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Rister's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rister family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Rister Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Rister ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Rister Life Expectancy

What is the average Rister lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, Rister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Rister in 1952 was 22, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rister 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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