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

What did your Rissman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rissman. 10% of Rissman men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Rissman women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rissman were Operator and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Operator
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    10%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • New Worker
    7%

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

Rissman Historical Records

What Rissman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rissman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rissman 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 482 immigration records available for the last name Rissman. 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 367 military records available for the last name Rissman. For the veterans among your Rissman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rissman Life Expectancy

What is the average Rissman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Rissman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rissman in 1954 was 52, and 101 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rissman

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