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

Where is the Risden family from?

Risden Family Occupations

What did your Risden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Risden occupation in the UK was Labourer. 25% of Risden's were Labourers. Labourer, Costermonger and Engine Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Risden. A less common occupation for the Risden family was Hairdresser.

View Census data for Risden | Data not to scale

  • Labourer

    25%
  • Costermonger

    13%
  • Engine Fitter

    13%
  • Hairdresser

    13%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Risden ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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.

Search 1891 UK census records for Risden

Passenger List

There are 642 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 1,000 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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