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

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  • Chair & Couch Maker

    100%

In 1881, the most common Riser occupation in the UK was Chair & Couch Maker. 100% of Riser's were Chair & Couch Makers.

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Riser Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riser

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