Risinger Family History

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Risinger Name Meaning

Swiss and South German: (Alemannic) variant of Reisinger 3. perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Reisinger.

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

Similar surnames: Rising, Frisinger, Rininger, Disinger, Reisinger, Reidinger

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Risinger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Risinger name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Risinger. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Risinger Family Origin

Where is the Risinger family from?

Risinger Family Occupations

What did your Risinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Risinger. The most common Risinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Risinger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Risinger family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Risinger Historical Records

What Risinger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Risinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Risinger 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 339 immigration records available for the last name Risinger. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Risinger. For the veterans among your Risinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Risinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Risinger lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Risinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Risinger in 1951 was 55, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Risinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Risinger 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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