Reishus Family History

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Reishus Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from the name of an an abandoned tenant farm called Reishus in Flatdal, Telemark. The first element is probably røys, Old Norse hreysi ‘heap of stones’, the second is hus ‘house’, ‘small farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Melhus, Mehus, Weiss, Reiser, Leisher, Reichow, Redshaw, Eachus, Reis

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Reishus Family Origin

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Reishus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Day Laborer

    25%
  • Lumber Agent

    25%

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In 1880, Farmer and Day Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Reishus. A less common occupation for the Reishus family was Lumber Agent. The most common Reishus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Reishus's were Farmers.

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Reishus Life Expectancy

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