Rison Name Meaning

French: nickname for a jovial man, from a derivative of ris ‘laugh’ (Latin risus).

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


Similar surnames: Raison, Tison, Riso, Frison, Giron, Sison, Rion, Lison, Faison

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Rison Family Origin

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Rison Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Bootmaker

    8%
  • Dress Maker

    8%
  • Dressmaker

    8%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bootmaker and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rison. The most common Rison occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Rison's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Rison family was Dressmaker.

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Rison Historical Records

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Rison Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Rison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Rison in 1953 was 68, and 51 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rison

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