Risso Name Meaning

Italian (Liguria): variant of Rizzo, itself a variant of Riccio.

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


Similar surnames: Russo, Risi, Risse, Rosso, Bisso, Riso, Rigo, Sisto, Rio, Ris

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Risso Family Origin

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Risso Family Occupations

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  • Dealer In Fruits

    33%
  • Hod Carrier

    33%
  • Sailor

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Risso occupation in the USA was Dealer In Fruits. 33% of Risso's were Dealer In Fruitss. A less common occupation for the Risso family was Sailor. Dealer In Fruits and Hod Carrier were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Risso.

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Risso Historical Records

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Risso Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Risso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Risso in 1958 was 66, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Risso

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