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CONTRIBUTOR: LMS on 3/12/2017
Meaning & History
Habitational name for someone from Reis or Reissen in Bavaria (see Reis
). An occupational name from Middle High German reisære
South German topographic name for someone who lived near a thicket (see Rieser
Also a variant spelling of Reisser
, an occupational name for a woodcutter, Middle High German risser