Riis Family History
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Riis Name Meaning
Scandinavian: nickname from ris ‘twigs’, ‘scrub’, or a habitational name from any of several places so named in Denmark. Norwegian: habitational name from any of five farmsteads named Ris, from Old Norse hrís ‘brushwood’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ries, Reis, Rios, Riss, Rike, Ribas, Diss, Rais, Rio, Roos