Risdon Family History

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Risdon Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name, primarily from Risdon in Devon; to a lesser extent possibly from Risden or Riseden, both in Kent.

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


Similar surnames: Rigdon, Risden, Roston, Rippon, Ruston, Lison, Rosson, Liston, Lindon

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Risdon Family Origin

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Risdon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Baker

    3%
  • Shoemaker

    3%
  • Agricultural Servant

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Baker and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Risdon. A less common occupation for the Risdon family was Agricultural Servant. The most common Risdon occupation in the UK was Farmer. 16% of Risdon's were Farmers.

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Risdon Historical Records

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Risdon Life Expectancy

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