Risden Family History

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Risden Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Risdon.

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


Similar surnames: Risdon, Rossen, Virden, Linden, Wilden, Birden, Masden, Rhoden, Riden

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Risden Family Origin

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Risden Family Occupations

What did your Risden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bread Baker Fund and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Risden. 9% of Risden men worked as a Bread Baker Fund and 39% of Risden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Risden were Hotel Waiter and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bread Baker Fund
    9%
  • Drillers Mate Shipyard
    9%
  • Foreman Munitions
    9%
  • Hotel Waiter
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    39%
  • Domestic Duties
    5%
  • Domestic Help Unpaid
    5%
  • Domestic Servant
    5%

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

Risden Historical Records

What Risden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Risden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Risden 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 303 immigration records available for the last name Risden. 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 555 military records available for the last name Risden. For the veterans among your Risden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Risden Life Expectancy

What is the average Risden lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Risden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Risden in 1954 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Risden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Risden 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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