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Reisman Family History

Reisman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Reismann: occupational name for a soldier someone who takes up military service from Middle High German reisman. The surname in the form Reisman is also found in Slovenia. Jewish (Ashkenazic): elaborated variant of Reis

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Reissman, Reitman, Reiman, Rosman, Kreisman, Mersman, Freiman

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Where is the Reisman family from?

You can see how Reisman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reisman family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Reisman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Reisman families living in London. This was about 75% of all the recorded Reisman's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Reisman families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reisman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reisman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Reisman. 21% of Reisman men worked as a Salesman and 16% of Reisman women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reisman were Laborer and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Manager
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Reisman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reisman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Reisman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Reisman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Reisman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reisman in 1956 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

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