Reiss Family History

Meaning of surname: Reiss

Reiss is a surname of Old German origin, and was most commonly used by Ashkenazic Jewish people as a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in rice (Yiddish רײַז), or as an ornamental name from the Old High German word Reis ‘twig,’ ‘branch.’

We found 143,760 Genealogy and Family History Records for Reiss in our Newspaper Archive.

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137,138 Digital Copies of Newspapers
2,222 Pictures of Obituaries
966 Government Documents
3 Historical Books
3,431 Social Security Death Records

Reiss Surname

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