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Type Surname (from location & from nickname)
Usage German, Jewish

Meaning & History

German (Westphalia) topographic name, from Middle Low German ris, res ‘swamp’.
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) nickname for a well-traveled person, from Middle High German reis(e), German Reise ‘journey’.
Added 3/12/2017 by LMS