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Type Surname (from nickname)
Pronounced Pron. REES
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Meaning & History

Nickname from ris 'twigs', 'scrub', or a habitational name from any of several places so named in Denmark. Norwegian: habitational name from any of five farmsteads named Ris, from Old Norse hrís 'brushwood'.
Added 6/21/2017 by AngelM0113