Riser Family History

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Riser Name Meaning

Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived near a thicket or underbrush, from an agent noun based on Middle High German ris ‘branch’, ‘shrubbery’. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Reiser.

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

Similar surnames: Risher, Reiser, Risler, Roser, Risner, Miser, Rieser, Rider, Rister

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Riser Family Origin

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Riser Family Occupations

What did your Riser ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Marriage Secretary ass Ministry Of Manchester New S Previously Assistant Chemist and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Riser. 20% of Riser men worked as a General Marriage Secretary ass Ministry Of Manchester New S Previously Assistant Chemist and 84% of Riser women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Riser were Master Printer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Marriage Secretary ass Ministry Of Manchester New S Previously Assistant Chemist
  • Licensed Victnaller
  • Mantle Machiner
  • Master Printer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Riser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Riser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riser 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 812 immigration records available for the last name Riser. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Riser. For the veterans among your Riser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riser Life Expectancy

What is the average Riser lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Riser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Riser in 1954 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riser 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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