Riskin Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Riskin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the female personal name Riske, a Yiddish pet form derived from the full form Rivke (see Rebecca).

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


Similar surnames: Raskin, Rifkin, Ruskin, Itkin, Miskin, Mirkin, Witkin, Peskin, Dinkin

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Riskin Family Origin

Where is the Riskin family from?

Riskin Family Occupations

What did your Riskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Riskin occupation in the USA was Bakery & Confectionery. 100% of Riskin's were Bakery & Confectionerys.

View Census data for Riskin | Data not to scale

  • Bakery & Confectionery

    100%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Riskin Historical Records

What Riskin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Riskin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riskin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Riskin

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Riskin. 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.

View all Riskin immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Riskin. For the veterans among your Riskin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Riskin military records

You've only scratched the surface of Riskin family history.

Riskin Life Expectancy

What is the average Riskin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Riskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Riskin in 1958 was 74, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riskin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riskin 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.

Famous Riskin Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Look up another name