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Reissig Name Meaning

variant of Reisig. nickname for an acquisitive person, from Middle High German reizec ‘greedy’, ‘covetous’. topographic name from Middle High German risach ‘undergrowth’, ‘brushwood’. Compare Reis 1.

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


Similar surnames: Reisig, Reis, Reiswig, Weisser, Reiss, Essig, Preiss, Weiss, Ressel

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Reissig Family Origin

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Reissig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Furrier

    25%
  • Jewelry Mfg.

    25%
  • Paper Hanger

    25%

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In 1880, farmer, Furrier and Jewelry Mfg. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reissig. A less common occupation for the Reissig family was Paper Hanger. The most common Reissig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Reissig's were Farmers.

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Reissig Historical Records

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Reissig Life Expectancy

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