Rise Family History

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Rise Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Old English hris ‘brushwood’, or a habitational name from Rise in East Yorkshire, named with this word. Norwegian: habitational name from any of over twenty farmsteads named Rise, from Old Norse hrís ‘brushwood’. The name also occurs in Sweden and Denmark.

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

Similar surnames: Rose, Kise, Riis, Riss, Rike, Rase, Lile, Wise, Vise, Risse

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Rise Family Origin

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Rise Family Occupations

What did your Rise ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rise occupation in Canada was Servant. 50% of Rise's were Servants. Servant and Tole Gate Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rise.

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  • Servant

  • Tole Gate Keeper


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

Rise Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Rise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rise 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rise. 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 Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Rise. For the veterans among your Rise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rise Life Expectancy

What is the average Rise lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Rise in 1957 was 58, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rise 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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