Type Surname (from nickname)
Pronounced Pron. REES
Edit Status Status
Contributor Contrib.AngelM0113 on 6/21/2017
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'.