Riesterer Family History

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Riesterer Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a maker of plow handles or metonymic occupational name for a cobbler, from an agent derivative of Middle High German riester ‘plow handle’, ‘leather patch’ (see Riester).

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


Similar surnames: Riester, Plasterer, Ketterer, Rinderer, Diestler, Risner, Roessler

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Riesterer Family Origin

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Riesterer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    22%
  • Baker

    11%
  • Retail Shoe Dealer

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Riesterer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Riesterer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Riesterer family was Retail Shoe Dealer. Farmer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riesterer.

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Riesterer Historical Records

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Riesterer Life Expectancy

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