Rist Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a farmer, from rist, riester ‘plow handle’. variant of Ruest.

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


Similar surnames: List, Rost, Ris, Risi, Ritt, Twist, Kist, Fish, Best, Obst

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Rist Family Origin

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Rist Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Bricklayer

    6%
  • Farmer

    6%

In 1881, the most common Rist occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Rist's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rist. A less common occupation for the Rist family was Farmer.

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Rist Historical Records

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Rist Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Rist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Rist in 1944 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rist

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