Riesenberg Family History

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Riesenberg Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a big mountain, from Middle High German rise ‘giant’ + berc ‘mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Eichenberg, Eisenberg, Rosenberg, Lindenberg, Steenberg, Piepenburg

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Riesenberg Family Origin

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Riesenberg Family Occupations

What did your Riesenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Riesenberg family was Laborer. Asst. Enginier, Florist and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riesenberg. The most common Riesenberg occupation in the USA was Asst. Enginier. 17% of Riesenberg's were Asst. Enginiers.

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  • Asst. Enginier

    17%
  • Florist

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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Riesenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Riesenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riesenberg 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Riesenberg. 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 Riesenberg. For the veterans among your Riesenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riesenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Riesenberg lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Riesenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Riesenberg in 1962 was 76, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riesenberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riesenberg 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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