Riser Family History
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Riser Name Meaning
Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived near a thicket or underbrush, from an agent noun based on Middle High German ris ‘branch’, ‘shrubbery’. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Reiser.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Risher, Reiser, Risler, Roser, Risner, Miser, Rieser, Rider, Rister