Riske Family History

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Riske Name Meaning

German: variant of Rieske, of uncertain, probably Slavic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Ciske, Piske, Raske, Briske, Reske, Trisko, Rieke, Rinke, Ricke

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Riske Family Origin

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Riske Family Occupations

What did your Riske ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Riske occupation in Canada was Bar Tender. 100% of Riske's were Bar Tenders.

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  • Bar Tender

    100%

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Riske Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Riske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riske 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Riske. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Riske. For the veterans among your Riske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riske Life Expectancy

What is the average Riske lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Riske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Riske in 1948 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riske 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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