Riss Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle High German rise ‘channel’, ‘crevice’, or a topographic name for someone living by a tributary of the Danube so named. from a short form of a Germanic personal name based on ric ‘power(ful)’, ‘rich’. altered spelling of Riess.

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List of People with Surname Riss

According to our database, there are a total of 87 people with the surname Riss. Among these people surnamed Riss, there are about 44 unique names, with an average of 1 people who have the same name. James Riss, Robert Riss and David Riss are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Riss, with 8, 5 and 4 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that New York has the largest number of people surnamed Riss, with a total of 9 people, and there are a total of 9 unique names among these people. South Dakota is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Riss, with a total of 8 people and an average of 8 unique names.