Rieser Family History

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Rieser Name Meaning

(Swiss): Alemannic form of Reiser. habitational name for someone from Ries near Passau. Alemannic variant of Rüs(s)er, a variant of Reusser 1. altered spelling of Riesser, a habitational name for someone from Ries(s), a region of Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Riser, Risser, Fieser, Reker, Rieder, Rieber, Reeser, Riemer, Riesen

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Rieser Family Origin

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Rieser Family Occupations

What did your Rieser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rieser. 10% of Rieser men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Rieser women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rieser were Farmer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Housewife

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

Rieser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rieser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rieser 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rieser. 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 Rieser. For the veterans among your Rieser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rieser Life Expectancy

What is the average Rieser lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Rieser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Rieser in 1952 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rieser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rieser 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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