Rissmiller Family History

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Rissmiller Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German Rissmüller, or South German Reismüller, a habitational name for someone from a place called Reismühle, literally ‘mill in the bushes’.

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


Similar surnames: Rossmiller, Risler, Kronmiller, Eidemiller, Kitzmiller, Weismiller

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Rissmiller Family Origin

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Rissmiller Family Occupations

What did your Rissmiller ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rissmiller. A less common occupation for the Rissmiller family was Cooper. The most common Rissmiller occupation in the USA was Laborer. 35% of Rissmiller's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    35%
  • Farmer

    24%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Cooper

    6%

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Rissmiller Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rissmiller Life Expectancy

What is the average Rissmiller lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rissmiller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rissmiller in 1962 was 79, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rissmiller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rissmiller 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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