Risler Family History

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Risler Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: topographic name, a variant of Ris 1. German: probably a spelling variant of Riessler, a habitational name from a place called Riesel near Höxter. Americanized spelling of Swiss German Reisler or German Rissler.

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


Similar surnames: Risher, Riser, Crisler, Risner, Ridler, Risser, Reiser, Reisler

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Risler Family Origin

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Risler Family Occupations

What did your Risler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Certificated Accountant and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Risler. 34% of Risler men worked as a Certificated Accountant and 50% of Risler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Risler were Master Mariner (retired) 0290 and Private Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Certificated Accountant
    34%
  • Male Nurse (r M N G N C Toa
    34%
  • Master Mariner (retired) 0290
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Bakers Sundriesman Cashier
    25%
  • Private Secretary
    25%

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

Risler Historical Records

What Risler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Risler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Risler 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 510 immigration records available for the last name Risler. 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 489 military records available for the last name Risler. For the veterans among your Risler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Risler Life Expectancy

What is the average Risler lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Risler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Risler in 1963 was 81, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Risler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Risler 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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