Rish Family History

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Rish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Risch or of South German (Swiss) Rüsch, a topographic name from Middle High German rusch ‘reeds’, or from a pet form of Rudolf.

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

Similar surnames: Risch, Riss, Rush, Fish, Risi, Rash, Nish, Rich, Riser, Wish

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Rish Family Origin

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Rish Family Occupations

What did your Rish ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rish.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Rish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Rish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rish 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 787 immigration records available for the last name Rish. 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 Rish. For the veterans among your Rish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rish Life Expectancy

What is the average Rish lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rish in 1955 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

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