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Reisman Name Meaning

German (Reismann): occupational name for a woodcutter, Middle High German risman. Compare Reiser. This name is also found in Slovenia. Jewish (Ashkenazic): elaborated variant of Reis 4.

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

Similar surnames: Reissman, Reitman, Reiman, Rosman, Kreisman, Mersman, Freiman

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Reisman Family Origin

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Reisman Family Occupations

What did your Reisman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reisman family was Keep House. Farmer, Merchant and Carpet Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reisman. The most common Reisman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Reisman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Merchant

  • Carpet Weaver

  • Keep House


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Reisman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Reisman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reisman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Reisman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Reisman. For the veterans among your Reisman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reisman Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Reisman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reisman in 1956 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

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