Reiswig Family History

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Reiswig Name Meaning

German: probably from a Germanic personal name composed of an unexplained element, Ris or Reis, + wig, wic ‘battle’, ‘conflict’.

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


Similar surnames: Reissig, Reiss, Gerwig, Reising, Reinig, Helwig, Nentwig, Leidig

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Reiswig Family Origin

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Reiswig Family Occupations

What did your Reiswig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Reiswig. 39% of Reiswig men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Reiswig women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reiswig were Clerk and Registered Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Common Labor
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    43%
  • Labor
    29%
  • Registered Nurse
    29%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Reiswig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Reiswig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reiswig 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 417 immigration records available for the last name Reiswig. 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 340 military records available for the last name Reiswig. For the veterans among your Reiswig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reiswig Life Expectancy

What is the average Reiswig lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Reiswig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Reiswig in 1952 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reiswig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reiswig ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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