Risch Name Meaning

nickname from Middle High German risch ‘fast’, ‘nimble’, ‘cheeky’. topographic name from a regional word meaning ‘slope’, ‘incline’. from Middle Low German rische ‘reed’, a topographic name for someone who lived where reeds grew.

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


Similar surnames: Reisch, Raisch, Rusch, Wisch, Fisch, Frisch, Rish, Eisch, Rasch

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Risch Family Origin

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Risch Family Occupations

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  • Dressmaker

    29%
  • Dealer In Cigars

    14%
  • General Laborer

    14%
  • Jewel Engraver Employed

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Risch family was Jewel Engraver Employed. Dressmaker, Dealer In Cigars and General Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Risch. The most common Risch occupation in the UK was Dressmaker. 29% of Risch's were Dressmakers.

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Risch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Risch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Risch in 1943 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Risch

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