Rison Name Meaning

French: nickname for a jovial man, from a derivative of ris ‘laugh’ (Latin risus).

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


Similar surnames: Raison, Tison, Riso, Frison, Giron, Sison, Rion, Lison, Faison

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Rison Family Origin

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Rison Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farmer Female

    50%

In 1881, Farmer and Farmer Female were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rison. The most common Rison occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Rison's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Rison | Data not to scale

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Rison Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Rison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Rison in 1953 was 68, and 51 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rison

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