Risser Family History

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Risser Name Meaning

South German: variant of Riss 1,2. Americanized form of Swiss German Rüsser (see Reusser).

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


Similar surnames: Risler, Risher, Rieser, Riser, Rister, Rissler, Rosser, Risner

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Risser Family Origin

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Risser Family Occupations

What did your Risser ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Risser family was Going To School. Fisherman, Farmer and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Risser. The most common Risser occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 26% of Risser's were Fishermans.

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  • Fisherman

    26%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Student

    17%
  • Going To School

    13%

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

Risser Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Risser Life Expectancy

What is the average Risser lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Risser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Risser in 1949 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Risser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Risser 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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