Risso Name Meaning

Italian (Liguria): variant of Rizzo, itself a variant of Riccio.

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


Similar surnames: Russo, Risi, Risse, Rosso, Bisso, Riso, Rigo, Sisto, Rio, Ris

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Risso Family Origin

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Risso Family Occupations

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  • Commercial Clerk South American Trades

    50%
  • House Proprietor

    50%

In 1881, Commercial Clerk South American Trades and House Proprietor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Risso. The most common Risso occupation in the UK was Commercial Clerk South American Trades. 50% of Risso's were Commercial Clerk South American Tradess.

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Risso Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Risso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Risso in 1958 was 66, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Risso

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