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Riessen Name Meaning

German: possibly a habitational name from Riessen in Brandenburg. Dutch: habitational name for someone from Rijssen in Oberijssel. probably a variant spelling of Riesen in southern Germany or the U.S.

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


Similar surnames: Rieser, Driessen, Rossen, Jessen, Wiesen, Niesen, Tieszen, Hessen

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Riessen Family Origin

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Riessen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Riessen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Riessen's were Farmers.

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