Rissman Family History

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Rissman Name Meaning

(in the north): topographic name from Middle Low German risch ‘reed’, or a habitational name for someone from a place called Risse (from riss ‘swamp’), near Hamburg. (in the south): variant of Riss 2.

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


Similar surnames: Russman, Crossman, Messman, Reissman, Glissman, Rossmann, Mossman

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Rissman Family Origin

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Rissman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Rissman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Rissman's were Farmers. Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rissman. A less common occupation for the Rissman family was Laborer.

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Rissman Historical Records

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Rissman Life Expectancy

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