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Rister Name Meaning

German (Silesia): unrounded form of Rüster, possibly from an Old High German personal name Rusto meaning ‘strong’, ‘fat’, or a variant of Riester.

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


Similar surnames: Risher, Riester, Risner, Riser, Roster, Risler, Kister, Risser

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Rister Family Origin

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Rister Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rister. The most common Rister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Rister's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rister family was Keeping House.

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Rister Historical Records

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Rister Life Expectancy

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Famous Rister Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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