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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Risinger

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  • A submission from Kentucky, United States says the name Risinger means "Traveler" and is of German origin.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Risinger

Earlene Risinger was a baseball player for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Earlene was born on March 20th, 1927 in List of unincorporated communities in Oklahoma. She passed away on July 29th, 2008.


Dale was born on January 10th, 1944 in Odin, Illinois.


Ben was born on November 25th, 1977 in Perth.


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Popularity of Risinger as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Risinger U.S.
  White 94.74% 64.26%
  African American 0.31% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.59% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.57% 16.26%

Of Last Name Risinger

People with the last name Risinger are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Risinger

  • How Popular is the name Risinger? As a last name Risinger was the 10,085th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Risinger first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Risinger is Sunday, February 7th, 1926.
  • How unique is the name Risinger? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Risinger. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Risinger: Your name in reverse order is Regnisir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Erringis. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Risinger? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,196 people with the last name Risinger.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Risinger? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Risinger as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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