Johannes Ris

Maleabout 1665–

Brief Life History of Johannes

Johannes Ris was born about 1665, in Rietheim, Aargau, Switzerland.

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    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Dutch Martinus.

    Swiss German: Alemannic variant of Ries 3 or Reis 1.

    Swiss German: topographic name from Middle High German risi ‘water channel (made of stone or wood) on a mountain’ for someone who lived near such a structure.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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